Sociological Key Terms

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What are rules?
They are the expected behaviour set by society.
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What are mores?
Ideas about what behaviour is right and wrong
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What are norms?
Normal and expected behaviour
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What are values?
Shared beliefs about how to act
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What is status?
The respect others give to you
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What is wealth?
The amount of possessions and money you own
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What is gender identity?
Ones sense of self either as female, male or transgender
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What is the process of socialisation?
Learning the norms, values, mores and rules of your culture
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What is socialisation?
The process of learning the rules of a culture
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What is an agency of socialisation?
A organisation that teaches people how to behave in society
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What is an agent of social control?
A group in society that teach us how to behave
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What is the Nature Theory?
The idea that we act as we do because we are born that way.
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What is the Nurture Theory?
The idea that we act as we do because we are taught how to behave by others
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What is cultural universal?
Social behaviour that's found in all culture
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What is cultural diversity?
The range of different ideas and cultures that exist
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What is culture relativity?
The idea that what's seen as normal in our culture is strange in another
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What is culture?
The way of life for a certain group of people.
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