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____ ____ are the routine, ordinary and expected social patterns we take for granted.

Social Facts

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Social expectations are __(internal or external)___ to each individual, (unlike motivations or drives), but still guide (or constrain) our behaviors and thoughts.

Exernal

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______ is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior.

Sociology

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_____, or two persons interacting, are the smallest units sociologists study

Dyads

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The sociological unit above dyads are ____ ____

Small groups

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The sociological unit above small groups are ____ ____

Large Groups

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_____ are the sociological units above large groups.

Nations

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______ is the process by which the entire world is becoming a single interdependent entity

Globilization

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Ideas Underlying Sociology:
People are _______ by _____
People live much of their lives belonging to ____ ____
Interactions between the _____ and the _____ is a two-way process in which each influences the other
Recurrent social patterns, ordered behavior, shared expectations, and common understandings among people characterize _____
The process of ____ and ____ are natural and inevitable features of groups and societies.

Social by Nature
Social Groups
Individual/Group
Groups
Conflict/Change

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____ ___ are ideas that are so completely taken for grated that they have never been seriously questioned and seem to be sensible to any reasonable person.

Common Sense

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______ _____ is the complex interactive relationship between micro-level individual experiences and macro-level public issues.

Sociological Imagination

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______ is the study of humanity in its broadest context

Antrhopology

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4 Subfields of Anthropology:
_______ anthropology
_________
________
_______ anthropology

Physical
Archaeology
Linguistics
Cultural

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______ ______ is concerned with government systems and power, how they work, how they are organized, forms of government, relations between governments, who holds power, and how they obtain it, how power is used, and who is politically active.

Political Science

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_______ is the study of individual behavior and metal processes, perception, memory and thought processes.

Psychology

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________ analyze economic conditions and explore how people organize, produce, and distribute material goods.

Economists

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_____ of _____ are social groups from the smallest to the largest.

Levels of Analysis

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The _____ ____ ____ helps us picture the levels of analysis in our social surroundings as an interconnected series of small groups, organizations, institutions, and societies.

Social World Model

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_____ __ are interconnected parts of te social world.

Social Units

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____ _____ are stable patterns of interactions, statuses, roles, and organizations that provide stability for the society and bring order to individuals' lives.

Social Structure

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_____ _____ are the largest units that make up every society- organized, patterned, and enduring sets of social structures hat provide guidelines for behavior and help each society meet its basic survival needs.

Social Institutions

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The _____ ____, one of the largest social units, includes a population of people, usually living within a specified geographic area, who are connected by common ideas and are subject to a particular political authority.

National Societies

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____ ______ take place through actions of people in institutions and other social units.

Social Processes

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________ is essential for the continuation of any society because it teaches members te thoughts and actions needed to survive in their society

Socializaiton

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______ occurs between individuals or groups over money, jobs, and other resources.

Conflict

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The process of ____ is continuous in every social unit.

Change

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An _______ surrounds each social unit and includes everything that influences the social unit, such as its physical and organizational surroundings and technological innovations.

Environment.

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_____-____ _______ is focused on individual or small-group interactions in specific situations.

Micro-level analysis

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_____-_____ ____ involves looking at intermediate-sized units smaller than a nation but larger than the local community or even the region.

Meso-level analysis

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____-____ ______ looks at entire nations, global forces, and international social trends.

Macro-level Analysis