sociol

  • 1sociol — abbrev. 1. sociological 2. sociology * * * …

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  • 2sociol — abbrev. 1. sociological 2. sociology …

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  • 3sociol. — 1. sociological. 2. sociology. * * * sociol., 1. sociological. 2. sociology …

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  • 4sociol. — 1. sociological. 2. sociology. * * * …

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  • 5sociol. — 1) sociological 2) sociology …

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  • 6sociol. — 1. sociological. 2. sociologist. 3. sociology …

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  • 7achieved status — Sociol. the social position a person gains as a result of personal effort. Cf. ascribed status. [1960 65] * * * …

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  • 8ascribed status — Sociol. the social position assigned to a person on the basis of age, sex, race, etc. Cf. achieved status. [1965 70] * * * …

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  • 9categoric contact — Sociol. behavior toward an individual on the basis of the type or group of people that person represents rather than on the basis of personal makeup. Cf. sympathetic contact. * * * …

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  • 10collective behavior — Sociol. the spontaneous, unstructured, and temporary behavior of a group of people in response to the same event, situation, etc. * * * …

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  • 11cultural lag — Sociol. slowness in the rate of change of one part of a culture in relation to another part, resulting in a maladjustment within society, as from the failure of the nonmaterial culture to keep abreast of developments in the material culture. Also …

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  • 12cultural pluralism — Sociol. 1. a condition in which minority groups participate fully in the dominant society, yet maintain their cultural differences. 2. a doctrine that a society benefits from such a condition. * * * …

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  • 13cultural relativity — Sociol. a concept that cultural norms and values derive their meaning within a specific social context. Also called cultural relativism. Cf. ethnocentrism (def. 2). * * * …

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  • 14culture complex — Sociol. a group of culture traits all interrelated and dominated by one essential trait: Nationalism is a culture complex. * * * …

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  • 15emergent norms — Sociol. new norms that define appropriate behavior in ambiguous situations, as those developed by members of a crowd. * * * …

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  • 16folk society — Sociol. an often small, homogeneous, and isolated community or society functioning chiefly through primary contacts and strongly attached to its traditional ways of living. * * * ▪ sociology       an ideal type or concept of society that is… …

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  • 17functional imperative — Sociol. a requirement for the survival of any social system, as communication, control of conflict, or socialization. * * * …

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  • 18generalized other — Sociol. an individual s internalized impression of societal norms and expectations. * * * …

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  • 19geographic determinism — Sociol. a doctrine that regards geographical conditions as the determining or molding agency of group life. * * * …

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  • 20group work — Sociol. a method, used by professional social workers, of aiding a group or members of a group toward individual adjustment and increased participation in community activity by exploiting the mechanisms of group life. [1940 45] * * * …

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