Sociology - Families key words

This is the way and individual learns the norms and values of society
Socialisation
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This happens from birth. Parents/Carers teach us the initial norms and values of society.
Primary socialisation
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This happens throughout your life, through many different institutions.
Secondary socialisation
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Provide us with general guidelines for behaviour in different situations
Norms
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Ideas and beliefs that people have about what is desirable and worth striving for
Values
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Refers to a whole way of life of a particular society.
Culture
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A formal rule written by the government that we have to follow
Law
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A group of people who share the same norms and values
Society
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Ideas surrounding masculinity and femininity
Gender
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A fixed view on how certain groups of people should behave
Stereotype
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Some people believe that all our characteristics are inherited
Nature
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Some people believe our characteristics are decided by the way we are brought up (our environment)
Nurture
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A child who has being brought up without human contact
Feral child
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Pursuit to profit.
Capitalism
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People who own a business
Private owners
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The middle/upper class people
Bourgeoise
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The working class
Proletariat
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The belief that we live in a society run by men for the profit of men
Feminism
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An invisible barrier that stops women achieving higher positions in the work place
Glass Ceiling
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A sociological belief that society needs to work together in order to keep all its institutions
Functionalism
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Everybody in society has the same goals and values and because of this we can live harmoniously
Value Consensus
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What a researcher is trying to investigate
Aims
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A hunch or informal guess; a statement that can be tested
Hypothesis
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A small scale study carried out before the main research
Pilot study
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Refers to a small group of people selected from the target population for the purpose of the study
Sample
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This happens from birth. Parents/Carers teach us the initial norms and values of society.

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Primary socialisation

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This happens throughout your life, through many different institutions.

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Provide us with general guidelines for behaviour in different situations

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Ideas and beliefs that people have about what is desirable and worth striving for

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