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Class?

group of people thought to have common features or characteristics. Reflects stratification of society (Karl Marx origin)criteria used to decide grouping. Common ones include level of wealth, edu and employment

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Status?

standing allocated by society. May be allocated differently depending upon criteria.

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Ethnicity?

perception that ppl's reference to their common ancestry/cultural experience give them sense of identity. ppl's origin basis of identity.

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family?

definition constantly changing

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identity?

understanding who you are and why that person can involve sense of social, cultural/ethnic identity.

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kinship?

links of biological or marriage that bind ppl together.

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life stage?

stages of life one expected to move through, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood and late adulthood.

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rites of passage?

events recognised at either personal or social level that imply an accepted change of status. social marking point, celebrating transition from one life stage to another.

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self?

way you perceive yourself to be

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social construct?

way society gives meaning to a concept or term

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rights?

things society regards as your entitlement

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responsibilities?

actions expected of a full member of any society

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socialisation?

way in which you learn to become accepted member of society.