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SOC 100 Exam 3 Concept List:
Social Institution- A social institution is an accepted way of doing something, the recognized and
accepted staff of people who do it, and the way those people are organized.
How Social Institutions Differ (tripartite scheme for analyzing them)-
(legal system; schooling)
Course Sequencing-Linked sets of courses appropriate for certain destinations (e.g., college-
Will still often create distinctive groups of students who move together throughout the
“Grade Inflation”
Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies. Culture is
considered a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are
transmitted through social learning in human societies
an object made by a human being, typically an item of cultural or historical interest.
a person's principles or standards of behavior; one's judgment of what is important in
an acceptance that a statement is true or that something exists.
a social theory favoring freedom of action for individuals over collective or state
the practice or principle of giving a group priority over each individual in it.
Opportunity Structure
An ideology is a collection of normative beliefs and values that an individual or group
holds for other than purely epistemic reasons
Meritocratic Individualism-
an elite group of people whose progress is based on
ability and talent rather than on class privilege or wealth
Aspiration- a hope or ambition of achieving something.
an over-generalized belief about a particular category of people
Stereotype Boost-
suggests that positive
may enhance

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Stereotype Threat-
people are or feel themselves to be at risk of conforming
about their social group
an affective feeling towards a person or group member based solely on that person's
group membership.
the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things,
especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.
Implicit Bias-
An implicit bias, or implicit stereotype, is the unconscious attribution of particular
qualities to a member of a certain social group. Implicit stereotypes are influenced by
experience, and are based on learned associations between various qualities and social
categories, including race or gender.
Normative Analysis-
expresses a value judgment about whether a situation is desirable or
undesirable. It looks at the world as it "should" be
Positive Analysis- What is?How do things happen?Which causes are more important than other
causes in creating some outcome?
Policy Analysis- A policy might work practically, but would you accept it normatively?
Labor Market
School to work transition
Structural Mobility-
Structural mobility
is a kind of vertical
Structural mobility
refers to
that is brought about by changes in stratification hierarchy itself. It is a
vertical movement of a specific group, class or occupation relative to others in the
stratification system.
Circulation Mobility-
Mobility that increases (or decreases) because people's social
destinations become less (or more) tied to their social origins, over-and-above any
change in the distribution of social positions.
a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity
are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters.
Differential impact of recessions on different groups in society
School as an agent of socialization, smoothing the transition into work
School readiness skills

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