Sociology

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Sociology
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Intro to Sociology Exam 5
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  1. Defined as a social group whose members are bound by legal, biological, or emotional ties.
    Family
  2. A large group of relatives, usually including at least three generations living either in one household.
    Extended family
  3. A heterosexual couple with one or more children living in a single household.
    Nuclear Family
  4. a marriage to someone within ones social group.
    Endogamy
  5. A marriage to someone from a different social group.
    Exogamy
  6. The practice of marrying (or being in a relationship with) one person at a time.
    Monogamy
  7. A system of marriage that allows people to have more than one spouse at a time.
    Polygamy
  8. A system of marriage that allows men to have multiple wives.
    Polygyny
  9. A system of marriage that allows a woman to have multiple husbands.
    Polyandry
  10. Means "like marries like" and is demonstrated by the fact that we tend to choose mates who are similar to us in class.
    Homogamy
  11. The tendency to marry or have relationships with people in close geographical proximity.
    Propinquity
  12. Refers to the practical physical tasks necessary to maintain family life.
    Instrumental tasks
  13. Refers to the emotional work necessary to support family members.
    Expressive tasks
  14. (Unpaid labor inside the home that is often expected of women after they get off of work.)
    2nd Shift
  15. A form of child abuse in which the caregiver fails to provide adequate nutrition, sufficient clothing, or shelter
    Neglect
  16. Proscribed sexual contact between family members; a form of child abuse when it occurs between a child and a caregiver.
    Incest
  17. Physical and legal responsibility for children assigned by a court.
    Custody
  18. Refers to time that can be spent relaxing, engaging in recreation, or otherwise indulging in freely chosen activities.
    Leisure
  19. Includes any pleasurable activity that is refreshing and renewing for the body, mind, and spirit.
    Recreation
  20. The process by which a single corporation acquires ownership of a variety of otherwise unrelated businesses.
    Conglomeration
  21. The legal combination of two companies, usually in order to maximize efficiency and profits by eliminating redundant ifrastructure and personnel.
    Mergers
  22. A situation in which there is only one individual or organization, without competitors, providing a paticular good or service.
    Monopoly
  23. According to this theory, media consumers are passive, uncritical recipients of content.
    Magic Bullet Theory
  24. Explains the effects of media through the interpretive activity of the audience members.
    Active Audience Theory
  25. 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.
    Third Place
  26. Refers to organizations, institutions, and interactions outside of government, family, and work that promotes social bonds and the smooth functioning of society.
    Civil Society
  27. Defined as relatives or relations, usually those related by common descent.
    Kin

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