Sociology Key Terms

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Absolute Poverty
People expreience absolute poverty when their income is insufficient to obtain the minimum needed to survive
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Achieved Status
Social positions that are earned on the basis of personal talents or individual merit
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Ageing Population
In an ageing population, the proportion of the poulation over retirement age is gradually increasing
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Ageism
Prejudice or discrimination based on age
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Agencies of social control
The groups and organisations in society that control or constrain peoples behaviour or actions
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Social positions that are earned on the basis of personal talents or individual merit

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Achieved Status

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In an ageing population, the proportion of the poulation over retirement age is gradually increasing

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Prejudice or discrimination based on age

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The groups and organisations in society that control or constrain peoples behaviour or actions

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