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A statement of how and why specific facts are related

Theory

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A basic image of society that guides thinking and research

Theoretical approach

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A framework for building theory that sees society as a complex system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability

Structural functional approach

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Any relatively stable pattern of social behavior

Social structure

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The consequences of any social pattern for the operation of society as a whole

Social functions

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The recognized and intended consequences of any social pattern

Manifest functions

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The unrecognized and unintended consequences of any social pattern

Latent functions

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Any social pattern that may disrupt the operation of society

Social dysfunction

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A framework for building theory. That sees society as an arena of inequality that generates conflict and change

Social conflict approach

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A point of view that focuses on inequality and conflict between women and men

Gender conflict approach

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Support of social equality for women and men

Feminism

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A point of view that focuses on inequality and conflict between people of different racial and ethnic categories

Race conflict approach

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A broad focus on social structures that shape society as a whole

Macro level orientation

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A close up focus on social interaction in specific situations

Micro level orientation

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A framework for building theory that sees society as the product of the everyday interactions of individuals

Symbolic interaction approach

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The systematic study of human society

Sociology

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The special point of view of sociology that sees general patterns of society in the lives of particular people

Sociological perspective

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The study of the larger world and our society's place in it

Global perspective

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Nations with the highest overall standards of living

High income countries

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Nations with a standard of living about average for the world as a whole

Middle income countries

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Nations with a low standard of living in which most people are poor

Low income countries

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A way of understanding based on science

Positivism

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A simplified description applied to every person in some category

Stereotype