Way of life of a particualr society or social group. Culture is learned and shared.
Individuals learn the culture of their society.
During infancy, children learn the language, basic norms and values from parents and immediatly family.
Carried out by other institutions outside the family and continues through the rest of life. From teachers, friends, media and religion.
Specific rules or guides to action which define accepable and appropirate behaviour in particular situations.
Norms and enforced through sanctions by rewards and punishments. Formal - police and informal - family and school.
A belief that something is good and desirable, important and worthwhile.
All members of a society are given a social position by their culture. Some are ascribed (fixed at birth) others achieved by the individual.
Society expects those a certain status to behave a cartain way.
Learning to act a certain way appropirate for our gender.
Social stratification - the way different groups in society are placed at different levels.
People having the same social status measured by the things such as occupation and income.
The classification of people into different groups that share the same culture, history and identify.
Social and cultural differences between masculinity and feminisity.
Looking at a social issue through the eyes of one particualr types of theorists.
believe people control society.
See what society as based on conflict.
A group of people who have common interests and distinct culture.
A set of written rules regulating what may or may not be done by members of society.
The systematic study of society and human relationships in society.
Important decisions made by the government that aim to improve the conditions of people living in their society.
Interested in looking at the bigger picture and how society makes us what we are. How the structure of society influences our lives.
Focus on smaller groups and individuals. Looks at how people behave in society and interact with others.
Society is structered and organised so that some do better than others. This is how social class has developed.
Gender confict is the main concern.
Women look after the men and aren't given credit for the same job.
Society is held together because people share a set of key norms and values which are passed down through, generation as part of socialisation. A positive approach.
The ideal that men dominate society and its insitutions.
Information that is presented as numbers which can be analysed using statistics meathods.
Information on tge form of text or images, that is rich in description and detail.
It is when a whole group of people agree on a state of matter. They see all sorts of parts of society each role has a part to play.
It is when the group of poele dissagree on a state of matter. They see that some groups do better than others.
Radical feminist approach.
They mainly focus on s gender conflict. They don't all agree.
Marxist feminist approach.
They focus on that women look after men. That the women are less important.
Agreed reward for positive actions or penalty for negative actions.
The section of the government that is responsible for making laws.
The section of the government that has the power to apply the law, that is, the court system including judges.