Studying society

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Sociological approach
A way of understanding human society that focuses on social structures
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Psychological approach
A way of understanding human behaviour by looking at individual make-up (brain, thinking
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Biological
A way of understanding humans by looking at their biological make-up (genes,
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Power
Where a person or group is able to direct the behaviour of another person or group. This
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Social Control
Ways of ensuring people behave in socially acceptable ways, such as socialisation, laws,
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Social Structure
Structures organised around people, such as the family, schools, government, religion etc
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Culture
Where a group of people share common norms, values and beliefs.
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Subculture
A smaller group of people who share norms, values and beliefs that are different from the
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Socialisation
The process of learning norms, values and beliefs. This can be primary or secondary.
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Race
A term that suggests differences in culture, nationality, skin colour etc. are biological
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A way of understanding human behaviour by looking at individual make-up (brain, thinking

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