Flashcards in society Deck (14):
A nuclear war would be a threat to all ~. a human being
~ has a right to punish law-breakers.
socialisation (n: US: z)
~ is the process by which a person learns to behave in a
way that is acceptable in their society
a majority (n)
The ~ was in favour of the proposal, therefore they
could pass this law.
↔ a minority (n)
a survey (n)
A ~ of population trends has shown a population
decrease in rural areas.
Video ~ has been commonplace in the UK since the
= a poll (n)
the upper class (n)
the middle class (n)
the working class (n)
He has always been proud of being a member of the ~.
The ~ has often been called the backbone of society.
The government promised to spend more money on
families from the ~
K. Marx claimed that the ~ of the working class would
lead to revolution.
exploit sb / sth (v)
a peer group (n)
peer pressure (n)
A ~ comprises people of the same background, class,
social status, or occupation.
A study has shown that teenage shoplifters often act
under ~, i.e. they are influenced by their friends
a prejudice (n)
a stereotype (n)
Many people have ~s against foreigners.
According to a widespread ~, scientists occupy an ivory
tower, isolated from other parts of society.
be prejudiced (adj)
The company's Mexican workers demonstrated for ~ as
they earned less than their Americancolleagues
) The government supports its people by paying child,
housing or unemployment ~s
mother tongue (n)
a native speaker (n)
Your ~ is your native language, as opposed to second
languages studied at school or work.
~ means deliberately ending a pregnancy at an early