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Sociology Final! :D28 cards
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The process through which a person forsakes his or her cultural tradition to become part of a different culture.
The process through which a majority group and a minority group combine to form a new group
A former poligy of the south african government designed to maintian the seperation of african americans and other none whites
A group that is set apart from others because of physical differences that have taken on social significance.
The belief that one race is supreme and all others are innately inferior.
The deliberate systematic killing of an entire people or nation.
The subordinate group whose members have significantly less control or power over their lives than the members of a dominate or majority group have over theirs.
A negative attitude toward an entire category of people often an ethic or racial minority.
Mutual respect for on anothers cultures amonf the various groups in society which allows minorities to express their cultures without experiancing prejudice.
The physical seperation of two groups in terms of residence, work place, and social events; often imposed on a minority groups by a dominant group.
The requirement that people select a mate outside a certain group.
The restriction of mate selection to people within the same group.
An Authority pattern in which spouses are regarded as equals.
A form of marriage in which one woman and one man are married to only eachother.
A form of marriage in which an indiviual may have several husbands or wives simultaneously.
A form of marriage in which a person may have several spouses in his or her lifetime but only one at a time.
The process through which religions influence on other social institutions diminishes.
Max Weber's term for the disciplined work ethic; this worldly concerns and rational orientation to life emphasized by john calvin and his followers.
A large, organized religion that is not officially linked to the state of government
The practice of placing students in specific curriculum groups on the basis of their test scores and other criteria.
A relitivly small religious group that has broken away from some other religious groups to renew what it considers the original vision of the faith.
Use of a church, primarily Roman Catholic, in a political effort to eliminate poverty, discrimination and other forms of injustice from a secular society.
Standards of behavior that are deemed proper by society and are taught subtly in schools.
The denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups that results from the normal operations of a society
The denial of oppertunities and equal rights to individuals and groups because of prejudice or other arbitrary reasons
A group that is set apart from others primarily because of its national origin or distinctive cultural patterns.
An invisible barrier that blocks the promotion of a qualified individual in a work environment because of the individuals gender, race or ethnicity.
Generally small, secretive religious group that represents either a new religion of a major innovation of an existing faith.
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