Sources, notesand references Opening Everything that is said, done, and decided about autism in Canada enmeshes the lives of autistic Canadians. Daily, we live practical and emotional consequences of having our fate in the hands of non-autistic factions quarreling over our treatment. These factions, ABA parents and governments, are indistinguishable in their convictions about our place, worth, and rights as autistics.
Bookmark Glossary Absolute poverty The condition of having too little income to buy the necessities-- food, shelter, clothing, health care. Affirmative action The requirement that employers make special efforts to recruits hire and promote qualified members of previously excluded groups including women and minorities.
Aggregate A collection of unrelated people who do not know one another but who may occupy a common space--for example, a crowd of people crossing a city street.
Agrarian societies Societies in which large scale cultivation using plows and draft animals is the primary means of subsistence. Alienation The separation or estrangement of individuals from themselves and from others. Amalgamation The biological as well as cultural assimilation merging of racial or ethnic groups.
Anomalies In science observations or problems that cannot be explained or solved in terms of a prevailing paradigm. Anomie A breakdown or confusion in the norms, values, and culture of a group or a society. A condition of relative normlessness.
Anomie theory The theory suggesting that deviance and crime occur when there is an acute gap between cultural norms and goals and the socially structured opportunities for individuals to achieve those goals. Anticipatory socialization The process of taking on the attitudes values and behaviors of a status or role one expects to occupy in the future.
Apartheid The recent policy of racial separation in South Africa enforced by legal political and military power. Ascribed status A social position status such as sex, race, and social class that a person acquires at birth. Assimilation The merging of minority and majority groups into one group with a come mon culture and identity.
Association A group of people bound together by common goals and rules, but not necessarily by close personal ties. Athletics A form of sport that is closer to work than to play.
Authority Power regarded as legitimate. Autocracy Rule or government concentrated in a single ruler or group of leaders who are willing to use force to maintain control.
Baby boom The people who were born in the United States between and This group represented a sharp increase in birth rates and in the absolute number of births compared to pre levels. Bicultural The capacity to understand and function well in more than one cultural group.
Birth rate Number of births per year per women 15 to 44 years old. Bureaucracy A large-scale formal organization with centralized authority, a hierarchical chain of command, explicit rules and procedures, and an emphasis on formal positions rather than on persons. Capitalism A form of economic organization in which private individuals accumulate and invest capital, own the means of production, and control profits.
Caste system A closed system of social stratification in which prestige and social relationships are based on hereditary position at birth. Centrally planned economy An economic system that includes public ownership of or control over all productive resources and whose activity is planned by the government.
Charisma The exceptional mystical or even supernatural quality of personality attributed to a person by others.
Literally, "the gift of grace. Charter The capacity of certain schools to confer special rights on their graduates. Church A formally organized, institutionalized religious organization with formal and traditional religious doctrine, beliefs, and practices. City A relatively permanent settlement of large numbers of people who do not grow or gather their own food.
Civil law The branch of law that deals largely with wrongs against the individual. Civil religion The interweaving of religious and political symbols in public life. Class conflict The struggle between competing classes, specifically between the class that owns the means of production and the class or classes that do not.
Class consciousness The sense of common class position and shared interests held by members of a social class.The story of Genie shows the importance of socialization in human society. Socialization refers to the preparation of newcomers to become members of an existing group and to think, feel, and act in ways the group considers appropriate.
Viewed from the group's point of view, it is a process of member replacement. are those interactions that. Evolve Student Resources for Silvestri: Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, Seventh Edition, include the following: How to Use the Online Practice Questions.
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social phenomenon. Social class did not disappear on November 9, Some is expressed in the way the poor are treated in the domains of housing, health care, tax policy, access to legal resources, and social to American democracy and the success of a pluralist society.
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