Sociology A-level Prep Work


Prep Work

Key definitions

Culture - Refers to the language, beliefs, values and norms, customs, dress, diet, roles, knowledge and skills which make up the 'way of life' for a society.

Socialization - The life long process of learning the culture of any society.

Identity - How individuals see and efine themselves and how other people see and define them.

Role - The patterns of behaviour which are expected from individuals in society.

Status - Sometimes refers to the role position someone occupies, but more commonly refers to the amount of prestige or social importance a person has in the eyes of other members of a group or society.

Values - General beliefs about what is right or wrong, and about the important standards which are


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