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Sociology Family, Education, and Social Inequality Key words



Agency of Socialization: A social group or institution responsible for
undertaking socialization. E.g families, peer groups, schools, workplaces,
religions and the mass media.
Authority: The exercise of power based on consent or agreement.
Beanpole Family: A multigenerational family in which each generation…

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Sociology Family, Education, and Social Inequality Key words


Extended Family: A group of relatives extending beyond the nuclear family. The
classic extended family contains three generations who either live under the
same roof or nearby. This type of extension is known as vertical extension in
modified extended families, members live…

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Sociology Family, Education, and Social Inequality Key words


Infant mortality rate: The number of infant deaths (aged under one year) per
1000 live births per year.
Informed Consent: As a part of ethical research practice the researcher must
ensure that all research participants understand what the study is about, why…

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Sociology Family, Education, and Social Inequality Key words


Marxist Approach: A sociological approach that draws on the ideas of Karl
Marx and applies them to modern societies.
Material Deprivation: The lack of material resources such as money.
Minority Ethnic Group: An ethnic group that is in a minority in a…

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Sociology Family, Education, and Social Inequality Key words


Secularization: The process whereby the influence of religion in a society
declines.
Segregated Conjugal Roles: This term describes domestic roles of married or
cohabiting partners which are separated out or divided in an unequal way.
Selective Education: A way of recruiting pupils…

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Sociology Family, Education, and Social Inequality Key words


Symmetrical Family: A family form in which spouses carry out different tasks
but each makes a similar contribution within the home.
Underclass: This term refers to people who experience long-term poverty and
who are unable to obtain a living.
Validity: This refers…

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