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Society

An organised group of people associated for some specific purpose or with a shared common interest.

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Socialisation

A lifelong process where members of a society learn its norms, values, ideas, practices and roles in order to take their place in history.

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Internalisation

Learning the values or attitudes that are incorporated within yourself.

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Gender Socialisation

The act of learning to conform to culturally defined gender roles through socialisation.

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Social Control

A concept that refers to the way in which peoples thought, feeling, appearance and behaviour are regulated in social systems.

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Institution

An established organisation founded for a religious, educational, professional or social purpose.

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Social Change

An alteration in the social order of society.

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Social Issues

Problems that affect many people within a society.

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Inequality

Unfair situation where resources or opportunities are distributed unevenly within a society.

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Social Stratification

A type of social inequality where society is divided into different levels on the basis of a social characteristic, such as wealth or status.

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Social Class

A term used to define social inequalities, i.e. certain groups have more access to wealth, income and power than others. Factors which contribute to social class include a persons job, family background, education and income.