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Intro sociology exam DMACC
Intro to Sociology Exam 5
Defined as a social group whose members are bound by legal, biological, or emotional ties.
A large group of relatives, usually including at least three generations living either in one household.
A heterosexual couple with one or more children living in a single household.
a marriage to someone within ones social group.
A marriage to someone from a different social group.
The practice of marrying (or being in a relationship with) one person at a time.
A system of marriage that allows people to have more than one spouse at a time.
A system of marriage that allows men to have multiple wives.
A system of marriage that allows a woman to have multiple husbands.
Means "like marries like" and is demonstrated by the fact that we tend to choose mates who are similar to us in class.
The tendency to marry or have relationships with people in close geographical proximity.
Refers to the practical physical tasks necessary to maintain family life.
Refers to the emotional work necessary to support family members.
(Unpaid labor inside the home that is often expected of women after they get off of work.)
A form of child abuse in which the caregiver fails to provide adequate nutrition, sufficient clothing, or shelter
Proscribed sexual contact between family members; a form of child abuse when it occurs between a child and a caregiver.
Physical and legal responsibility for children assigned by a court.
Refers to time that can be spent relaxing, engaging in recreation, or otherwise indulging in freely chosen activities.
Includes any pleasurable activity that is refreshing and renewing for the body, mind, and spirit.
The process by which a single corporation acquires ownership of a variety of otherwise unrelated businesses.
The legal combination of two companies, usually in order to maximize efficiency and profits by eliminating redundant ifrastructure and personnel.
A situation in which there is only one individual or organization, without competitors, providing a paticular good or service.
According to this theory, media consumers are passive, uncritical recipients of content.
Magic Bullet Theory
Explains the effects of media through the interpretive activity of the audience members.
Active Audience Theory
After home and work, which are first and second, can be any informal public place where people come together regularly for conversation and camaraderie when not at work or home.
Refers to organizations, institutions, and interactions outside of government, family, and work that promotes social bonds and the smooth functioning of society.
Defined as relatives or relations, usually those related by common descent.