Soc: Chapter 6
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Soc: Chapter 6
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interaction in which individuals or groups combine their efforts to reach a goal
interaction aimed at defeating an opponent
a voluntary action performed in the expectation of getting a reward in return
interaction in which individuals or groups are forced to behave in a particular way
behavior that matches group expectations
self-deceptive thinking that is based on conformity to group beliefs, and created by group pressure to conform
a group deliberately created to achieve one or more long-term goals
a formal organization based on rationality and efficiency
ability to control the behavior of others
the legitimate or socially approved use of power
the mind-set emphasizing knowledge, reason, and planning
groups within a formal organization in which personal relationships are guided by norms, rituals, and sentiments that are not part of the formal organization
iron law of oligarchy
theory that power increasingly becomes concentrated in the hands of a few members of any organization
A formal organization based on rationality and efficiency
At least two people who have one or more goals in common and share common ways of thinking and behaving
People who are emotionally close, know one another well, and seek one another's company
People who share only part of their lives while focusing on a goal or task
Interactions that are intimate, personal, caring, and fulfilling
Impersonal interactions involving limited parts of personalities
People who share a social characteristic
People temporarily in the same place at the same time
Exclusive group demanding intense loyalty
Group targeted by another group for opposition, hostility, and competition
Group used for self-evaluation and the formation of attitudes, values, beliefs, and norms
Web of social relationships that joins a person to other people and groups
Small in size
Face to face contact
Proper social environment
4 Characteristics of Primary Group?
Primary Groups are based on...
Someone stepping on a scale, and the friend tells them not to check their weight
-This is an example of...
Teaches children how to participate in social life
NHS and its volunteer hours of 4
is an example of...
When was Stanley Milgram's conformity experiment conducted?
When was Zimbardo's conformity experiment conducted?
Sixteen Candles and the Breakfast Club are examples of...
Rydell High School in the 1950's (Grease)
-Are examples of...
Creates an Us vs. Them scenario
In-groups and out-groups do what?
Boundaries often created language, symbols, handshakes, turf, etc...
West Side Story
The T-Birds vs. Scorpions
-Are examples of...
O'Malley's wife getting a job at Penn because O'Malley's basketball friend recommended her
-Is an example of...
Sense of purpose
Furnishing support in the form of help or advice
Gaining assistance in career development
3 Important Functions of Social Networks
Are Social Networks considered a group?
Not groups, but often misunderstood to be them
Lack close continuous contact
Relationships are too temporary
3 reasons why a Social Network isn't good or why it isn't a "Group"
Are examples of...
A situation where defeating the opponent is essential and may become more effective than the goals
1960's youth in stone cold conflict with their parents who were the youth of the 1940's
Giving blood is an example of...
Getting extra credit by bringing in tissues or winning in sports is an example of...
Conformity or Coercion
Curfews can be an example of....
Bay of pigs and 9/11 are examples of..