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2014-04-15 10:52:50

exam 2
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  1. Norms
    informal understandings that govern society’s behaviors
  2. deviant behavior
    describes actions or behaviors that violate social norms, including formally-enacted rules
  3. Mores
    norms that are more widely observed and have greater moral significance than others. Mores include an aversion for societal taboos, such as incest or pederasty
  4. Folkways
    norms for routine or casual interaction.
  5. Taboos
    vehement prohibition of an action based on the belief that such behavior is either too sacred or too accursed for ordinary individuals to undertake, under threat of supernatural punishment.
  6. Howard Becker
    instead of the deviant motives leading to the deviant behavior, it is the other way around, the deviant behavior in time produces the deviant motivation.
  7. Labeling Theory
    • self-identity and behavior of individuals may be determined or influenced by the terms used to describe or classify them
    • Self-fulfilling prophecy
  8. social capital
    a group of interconnected people who can rely on one another and work together to accomplish a goal
  9. Bridging social capital 
    Making connections with different religious, or social groups to accomplish a common goal
  10. Chinese Exclusion act
    prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The act followed revisions made in 1880 to the US-China Burlingame Treaty of 1868, revisions that allowed the US to suspend Chinese immigration
  11. The 1924 Immigration Act
    limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who were already living in the United States in 1890, 
  12. The 1965 immigration act
    abolished the national origins quota system that was American immigration policy since the 1920s, replacing it with a preference system that focused on immigrants' skills and family relationships with citizens or U.S. residents.
  13. The South Bronx Churches
    neighborhood alliance to help community 
  14. Eduardo
  15. Differential
    association theory
    through interaction with others devient behavoir can be learned
  16. Same
    sex marriages legal in
    17 states
  17. The
    World Trade Organization
    An international organization designed by its founders to supervise and liberalize international trade.