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  • 11:19, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Coercive power (Created page with "Power that lacks the social legitimacy of authority and is based on fear and the use of force.")
  • 11:19, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Coalition (Created page with "A subgroup whose members join forces in order to increase their control over group process.")
  • 11:19, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Classical social movement theory (Created page with "A theory (including several specific approaches) based on the following general model: some kind of strain or disturbance in the social environment (such as an economic depres...")
  • 11:18, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Class (social class) (Created page with "A large category or group of people within a system of social stratification who have a similar socioeconomic status in relation to other socioeconomic segments of the society...")
  • 11:18, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Class consciousness (Created page with "The most articulate spokesperson on the subject of class consciousness in American sociology has been C. Wright Mills. Mills specifies three components of class consciousness:...")
  • 11:18, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Class conflict (Created page with "Also referred to as class struggle. Class conflict is essentially the inevitable struggle (due to social stratification) between social classes or parts of them having conflic...")
  • 11:17, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Civil society (Created page with "As distinguished by Hegel, the civil society is made up of families, the feudal estates, and other classlike groupings.")
  • 11:17, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Civil religion (Created page with "A set of cultural ideas, symbols, and practices oriented to the direct worship of a society by its members.")
  • 11:17, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Civil law (Created page with "A norm that regulates social relationships in order to prevent or undo the negative effects of particular acts.")
  • 11:16, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Civil disobedience (Created page with "The deliberate and open violation of a norm for the purpose of changing it.")
  • 11:16, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Circular reaction (Created page with "In Blumer's theory of collective behavior, the belief that people copy one another and amplify their emotional state in the process.")
  • 11:16, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Church (Created page with "The second most powerful religious institution, with a broad membership that includes a majority of the members of a society, a formally trained and bureaucratic clergy, gover...")
  • 11:15, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Child survival rates (Created page with "A survival rate is the proportion of persons in a particular age group (e.g., age 15 to 19) who are still alive at the end of a specified time period (e.g., after a 5 year int...")
  • 11:15, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Chore Service (Created page with "Chore service is available to persons who are physically unable to perform tasks, such as heavy cleaning, minor repair or yard work, and unable to secure assistance from famil...")
  • 11:14, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Chemical revolution (Created page with "The chemical revolution refers to the onset of the use of chemicals in agriculture. This use meant less labor costs in the overall production process.")
  • 11:14, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Cheerful robots (Created page with "C. Wright Mills' fear that contemporary men and women are becoming increasingly manipulated by contemporary social structures. What is even scarier to Mills is that these new...")
  • 11:14, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Charismatic authority (Created page with "Authority based on the belief that a particular individual possesses special abilities or characteristics.")
  • 11:13, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Charismatic (Created page with "Refers to a unique, subtle, nonrational, extraordinary quality that people seem to perceive in and/or attribute to an individual to the extent that that individual seems to in...")
  • 11:13, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Catholic Workers (Created page with "The nexus of Catholic radicalism in the United States. The movement began in 1932 when Dorothy Day, an ex-communist turned Catholic, met a French emigre who had come to Americ...")
  • 11:12, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Casual collective behavior (Created page with "Crowd or mass behavior that involves no common goal or purpose around which people interact.")
  • 11:12, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Caste (Created page with "A social category in a stratification system in which membership depends on ascribed statuses and cannot be changed after birth.")
  • 11:12, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Case study (Created page with "A research design that focuses on a single example rather than a representative sample.")
  • 11:11, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Caregiver (Created page with "A generic term referring to a person, either paid or voluntary, who helps an older person with the activities of daily living, health care, financial matters, guidance, compan...")
  • 11:10, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Care or Case Management (Created page with "Case managers work with family members and older adults to assess, arrange and evaluate supportive efforts of seniors and their families to remain independent.")
  • 11:10, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Capitalist (Created page with "A person who owns or controls capital.")
  • 11:09, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Capitalism (Created page with ""The term capitalism denotes and economic system in which the greater proportion of economic life, particularly ownership of and investment in production goods, is carrie...")
  • 11:05, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Bureaucratization (Created page with "The process by which formal social organizations take on the characteristics of a bureaucracy. Central to this process is the formalization, standardization, and impersonaliza...")
  • 11:05, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page The Bureaucratic Society of Controlled Consumption (Created page with "The French Sociologist Henri Lefebvre's expression in his Everyday Life in the Modern World for the idea that the bureaucratic organization of modern industrial societies is i...")
  • 11:04, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Bureaucratic collectivism (Created page with "A new particularly modern form of class society (some similarities to state capitalism) in which the state owns the means of production and "the elite party bureaucracy o...")
  • 11:04, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Bureaucracy (Created page with "A complex set of formal, secondary relationships in which # entry into statuses is controlled by rigid norms; # people specialize in narrowly-defined tasks; # roles are rig...")
  • 11:03, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Bubonic plague (Created page with "The plague appeared in three forms: bubonic, septicemic and pneumonic. These infections were caused by an organism (bacillus) which was present primarily in rats (but occurred...")
  • 11:02, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Bourgeoisie (Created page with "The owners of the means of production and distribution in capitalist societies. Marx saw the bourgeoisie as the class in control of capitalist society largely through the oppr...")
  • 11:02, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Boundary (Created page with "The specification of who may occupy a particular status. - The clarity of boundaries describes how easily people can tell who occupies a status. - The openness of boundaries r...")
  • 11:02, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Bonanza farms (Created page with "Bonanza farms were the large farms that were usually very profitable. These farms had the need to hire additional wage labor for their farms.")
  • 11:01, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Blue-collar (Created page with "Referring to occupations that primarily involve manual work.")
  • 11:01, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Black death (Created page with "The Black Death was an epidemic outbreak of the plague that began in the Gobi Desert in the 1320s. During just 2 years in the 1300s, over 20 million deaths occurred. The epide...")
  • 11:00, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Birth rate (Created page with "The number of children born each year for every thousand members of a population.")
  • 11:00, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Birth cohort (Created page with "People who share the same period of birth.")
  • 11:00, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Biological determinism (Created page with "The belief that individual differences are biologically caused and, therefore, unchangeable.")
  • 11:00, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Bilocal marriage (Created page with "A kinship system in which married couples must live near or in the household of the wife's mother or the husband's father.")
  • 10:59, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Beliefs (Created page with "Statements about what is real.")
  • 10:59, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Behavioral approach (Created page with "A theoretical approach to learning and behavior that focuses on the importance of reward, punishment, and conditioning.")
  • 10:58, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Balance theory (Created page with "A theoretical perspective on social interaction that suggests that people organize their perceptions of people and objects into units and strive for some consistency in the po...")
  • 10:58, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Backstage (Created page with "In the dramaturgical approach, the place where players are freed from the requirements of a particular role.")
  • 10:56, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Baby bust (Created page with "'Baby Bust' is the term applied to the period of time from 1965 - 1976. Most births that occurred were to members of the baby boom generation.")
  • 10:56, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Baby boom (Created page with "'Baby Boom' is the term applied to the period of time from January 1, 1946 to December 31, 1964 when there was a boom in the birth rate. This period of time saw over 77 millio...")
  • 10:40, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Avant garde (Created page with "Refers to those individuals and groups that engage in experimental and unorthodox activities, interests, behaviors, and creations. They are usually seen as advanced (which is...")
  • 10:40, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Automation (Created page with "Machines that supervise and control other machines. The system of complex mechanization that utilizes cybernated self-correcting machines that produce products and perform tas...")
  • 10:40, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Autoeroticism (Created page with "Sexual behavior(s) (usually masturbatory) that are initiated by an individual without the presence or need for other people. However, the individual carries along with them, i...")
  • 10:40, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Autocracy (Created page with "A state ruled by a single person.")
  • 10:39, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Authority (Created page with "Power assigned according to norms and generally accepted as legitimate by those over whom it is exercised.")
  • 10:39, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Authoritarianism (Created page with "The degree to which the state controls the lives of its citizens.")
  • 10:39, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Authoritarian power structure (Created page with "A power structure in which power is concentrated in the hands of a relative few.")
  • 10:38, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Authentic act (Created page with "A phrase frequently found in existential philosophy and literature to depict the individual human act replete with meaning, commitment, and genuineness.")
  • 10:38, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Autarky (Created page with "Generally, a condition of self-sufficiency. Specifically, a national policy of economic independence.")
  • 10:38, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Audience segregation (Created page with "In the dramaturgical approach to interaction, the effort by social actors to keep their "frontstage" and "backstage" selves separate.")
  • 10:38, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Attitudes (Created page with "Positive or negative evaluations of people, objects, or situations that often predispose people to feel and behave positively or negatively toward them.")
  • 10:37, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Assisted Technology (Created page with "Assistive technology is any service or tool that helps the elderly or disabled do the activities they have always done but must now do differently. These tools are also someti...")
  • 10:37, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Assisted Living Facilities (Created page with "A facility that provides a combination of housing and personalized health care in a professionally managed group-setting designed to respond to the individual needs of persons...")
  • 10:36, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Asceticism (Created page with "As used by Max Weber, the belief that hard work and a no-nonsense puritan ethic are signs of one's goodness and even salvation.")
  • 10:36, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Aristocracy (Created page with "The old feudal elite who gained power and wealth through family ties and the sanction of the church. The aristocracy was replaced by the new people of power - the bourgeoisie.")
  • 10:36, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Area Agency on Aging (Created page with "Under the Older Americans Act, the Administration on Aging distributes funds for various aging programs through state agencies on aging with in turn fund local area agencies o...")
  • 10:35, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Approach-avoidance conflict (Created page with "Occurs when an individual is faced with two or more goals of equal strength. An example of this would be a situation in which a child is required to perform an unpleasant task...")
  • 10:35, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Applied sciences (Created page with "The application of known tools, devices, methods, findings, techniques, principles, insights, concepts, etc., to the analysis, understanding, and solution of practical problem...")
  • 10:35, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Apollonian (Created page with "Refers to one of Ruth Benedict's polar types in her comparative ethnology of North American indigenous peoples. Apollonian culture is typified by members manifesting behaviors...")
  • 10:34, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Apartheid (Created page with "South Africa's former policy of racial discrimination and segregation.")
  • 10:34, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Anticipatory socialization (Created page with "The process of learning how to perform a role attached to a status we do not yet occupy.")
  • 10:33, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Anorexia nervosa (Created page with "a serious illness often resulting in dangerous weight loss, in which a person, esp. a girl or woman, does not eat, or eats too little, because they fear fatness")
  • 10:33, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Anomie (Created page with "A condition characterized by the absence or confusion of social norms or values in a society or group. According to Martindale, anomie is the "strict counterpart of the i...")
  • 10:32, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Anomalies (Created page with "Scientific findings that either contradict or cannot be explained by a paradigm.")
  • 10:32, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Androgyny (Created page with "The combining of masculine and feminine personality traits in a single individual.")
  • 10:31, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Androcracy (Created page with "A social system organized around the principle of male dominance.")
  • 10:31, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Ancestor worship (Created page with "The religious worship of ancestors based on the belief that they possess supernatural power.")
  • 10:31, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Anarchistic (Created page with "The position that any organized form of control (usually governmental) is unnecessary and undesirable. With the abolition of the organized forms of control, i.e., the state, i...")
  • 10:30, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Anabaptists (Created page with "Various Protestant sects in Europe about 1520 that denied the validity of infant baptism, baptized believers only, demanded believers to marry only other believers thus nullif...")
  • 10:30, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Amalgamation (Created page with "The process by which two or more previous racial, ethnic, or nationality identified groups intermarry and produce offspring that are of new racial stock.")
  • 10:28, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Altruistic love (Created page with "Placing the other's happiness before one's own, learning to care for the other more than one's self, sacrifice, etc.")
  • 10:27, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Alternative communities (Created page with "A term used to suggest "alternative" institutional forms or living arrangements to the "established" forms, institutions, or life styles. The term is most...")
  • 10:27, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Aligning action (Created page with "An action that signals an actor's acceptance of a new definition of the situation.")
  • 10:26, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Agricultural revolution (Created page with "An agricultural revolution is brought about whenever there are significant discoveries, technologies or inventions that change agricultural production. Three types of agricul...")
  • 10:25, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Agrarian society (Created page with "A society in which agriculture is the primary means of subsistence.")
  • 10:25, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Aggregate (Created page with "A number of individuals that have temporary physical proximity and no lasting pattern of interrelations or organization. Such a group will disperse after the reason that attra...")
  • 10:25, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Ageism (Created page with "Similar to the dynamics of racism and sexism. It is a set of attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions about the aging process and of people who have been arbitrarily defined as no...")
  • 10:24, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Age structure (Created page with "The relative number of people of each age in a population.")
  • 10:24, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Age/sex structure (Created page with "The age/sex structure is also called the population pyramid. This structure or pyramid is a graphic way to show the age and sex composition of a population. The sum of all age...")
  • 10:23, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Affluent society (Created page with "An account of American society that emphasizes the apparent wealth and material fascination and wellbeing of a large segment of the population, namely the middle-classes and a...")
  • 10:23, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Affluent alienation (Created page with "The dissatisfaction that comes not from economic impoverishment, but from the fact that individuals sometimes give up their personalities, integrity, and intellect doing burea...")
  • 10:21, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Adult Day Care (Created page with "Adult Day Care Centers offer social, recreational and health-related services to individuals in a protective setting who cannot be left alone during the day because of health...")
  • 10:20, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Administration on Aging (Created page with "The Administration on Aging (AoA), an agency in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the official Federal agency dedicated to policy development, planning and t...")
  • 10:19, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) (Created page with "Activities usually performed for oneself in the course of a normal day including bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, walking, using the telephone, taking medications, and oth...")
  • 10:18, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Acting collective behavior (Created page with "Crowd or mass behavior oriented to specific goals.")
  • 10:18, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Abuse (Created page with "causing harm or injury to one's self or others; abuse may be physical, psychological, or sexual, including the misuse of drugs or alcohol.")
  • 10:17, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Absolute deprivation (Created page with "A lack of basic necessities relative to a fixed standard such as the amount of food necessary for survival.")
  • 10:17, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Absentee landlord (Created page with "An absentee landlord is a property owner who does not live on his property and leaves the management of the property to the tenant who lives there.")
  • 10:14, 5 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Aberrant behavior (Created page with "Behavior that violates norms in secret and for personal gain.")
  • 16:48, 4 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page Category:Sociology (Created page with " aberrant behavior absentee landlord absolute deprivation abuse achieved status acting collective behavior Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Administration on Aging The...")
  • 11:31, 4 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page WebRef.org (Created page with "*Physical Sciences **Acoustics **Chemistry **Electronics **:Categor...")
  • 11:31, 4 March 2020 Webref talk contribs created page MediaWiki:Mainpage (Created page with "WebRef.org")
  • 10:32, 22 October 2019 Webref talk contribs moved page Option writer, futures to Option writer
  • 13:37, 21 October 2019 Webref talk contribs moved page Watershed and Flood Prevention Act of 1954 to Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act of 1954
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