Sociology Introduction Key Terms

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Culture
The whole way of life. A shared set of norms, values and mores that are taught to us.
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Social Values
Peoples ideas of importance. Shows what is worth having and striving for.
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Subcultures
Culture within q culture. Group shares aspects but has its own norms and customs.
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Social Norms
Invisible rules of life that we follow everyday. Normal behavior for any situation.
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Status
Social positions given by a culture. Prestige given to roles we perform or occupy.
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Identity
Two components. How we see ourselves and how others see us.
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Peoples ideas of importance. Shows what is worth having and striving for.

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Social Values

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Culture within q culture. Group shares aspects but has its own norms and customs.

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Invisible rules of life that we follow everyday. Normal behavior for any situation.

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Social positions given by a culture. Prestige given to roles we perform or occupy.

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