Question 1 answers

HideShow resource information
Social Class Identity
system of stratification which places people in society. Determined by many different factors. In UK there are Upper middle and working class
1 of 32
Gender Identity
Refers to culteral classification of people as masculine and feminine. socially constructed as it changes over time and through societies
2 of 32
Globalisation
the merging of cultures from around the world. Means that elements of one culture are now popular and available throughout the world
3 of 32
Global cultures
Have emerged as a result of globalisation. Elements of one culture present throughout the world
4 of 32
Hybridity
refers to the mixing of 2 or more cultures occurred in the UK due to immigration and multicuturalism
5 of 32
High culture
Linked to elite and upper class. Only a small proportion of society can access it need to be economically and socially connected
6 of 32
Age Identity
Can be defined chronologically or in life stages. 3 life stages or changes in roles and status.
7 of 32
Popular Culture
Opposite of high culture associated with shallow activites that can be accessed by the masses. High culture can be popularised this way
8 of 32
Ethnic groups
Refers to groups who are from the same ethnic background. Share teh same norms and values etc
9 of 32
Middle age
Distinct period of time from young adulthood to old age. Socially constructed
10 of 32
Ethnic identities
Refers to identities based around people ethnic and cultural background. Include religion,language customs etc
11 of 32
Old Age
Social age category which brings new roles assumptions and limitations. socially constructed
12 of 32
Culture
Refers to the beliefs customs etc of a society. consists of norms values etc
13 of 32
Feminine Identity
Type of genger identity associated with a persons sex and sense of belonging. socially constructed.
14 of 32
Consumer culture
Related to what we buy in society people portray their identity though what they buy. UK and western societies have growing consumer culture.
15 of 32
Identity
Identity is a persons conception and expression of the individuality and group afflictions. Distinctive characteristics belonging to an individual or group
16 of 32
Youth
Associated with people age 12-25 yrs old. Transitional stage. Socially constructed
17 of 32
Cultural Diversity
Describes the variety of cultures in the uk who live in seperate communitties. Cultural diversity based around ethnicity sexuality or moral priinciples
18 of 32
Masculine identitiy
Type of gender identity associated with a persons sex and where they think they belong. socially constructed. certyain behaviours associated with it that change.
19 of 32
Subculture
smaller group with a separate culture to the majority culture around them. Do not follow same norms and values.
20 of 32
Status
Refers to a position in society. status set, ascribed or acheived
21 of 32
Multicuturalism
refers to the idea that society is made up of a variety of different cultures. All mix together and co exist peacefully
22 of 32
Roles
The part you play in society, can have more than one, comes with set of norms, socially constucted
23 of 32
Primary Data
First hand research. A method carried out directly by the researcher such as questionnaires or observations.
24 of 32
Secondary Data
Second hand research. When other peoples/institutions data is used and analysed by a researcher such as government statistics or media.
25 of 32
Quantitative Data
Methods like surveys and structured interviews give objective results in a numerical form and can easily be put into tables and graphs so results can be correlated
26 of 32
Qualitative
Methods like observations and unstructured interviews give results about individuals lives, their meanings and feelings. This is in-depth data which is descriptive and subjective.
27 of 32
Validity
where the data provides a true picture of the social reality of those being researched.
28 of 32
Reliability
the ability to repeat the same research and gain the same or similar results.
29 of 32
Representativeness
the extent to which the sample selected is a fair reflection of the target population.
30 of 32
Generalisability
the ability to make claims about the target population from the research findings.
31 of 32
Social control
social control is used to reinforce societies norms and values to individuals via the agents of socialisation. can be formal or informal
32 of 32

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Refers to culteral classification of people as masculine and feminine. socially constructed as it changes over time and through societies

Back

Gender Identity

Card 3

Front

the merging of cultures from around the world. Means that elements of one culture are now popular and available throughout the world

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Have emerged as a result of globalisation. Elements of one culture present throughout the world

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

refers to the mixing of 2 or more cultures occurred in the UK due to immigration and multicuturalism

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Culture and Socialisation resources »