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Sociology Chapters 11-13

An ideology that favors equal rights for women.
A form of marriage in which an nidividual may have several husbands or wives simultaneously.
Fear of and prejudice against homosexuality.
A functionalist theory of aging that suggests that society and the aging individual mutually server many of their relationships.
The act of bringing about the death of a hopelessly ill and suffering person in a relatively quick and painless way for reasons of mercy.
Prejudice and discrimination based on a person's age.
Avariety of male gender roles, including nurturing-caring and effeminate-gay roles, that men may play along with their more pervasive traditional role of dominating women.
Pride in the extended famaily, expressed through the maintenance of close ties and strong obligations to kinfolk outside the immediate family.
The requirement that people select a mate outside certain groups.
The adoption of a nonwhite child by white parents or a Hispanic child by nonhispanics.
A sense of virility, personal worth, and pride in one's maleness.
In a legal sense, the transfer of legal rights, responsibilities, and privileges of parenthood to a new legal parent or parents.
The cumulative impact of oppression because of race and ethnicity, gender, and social class, as well as religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, and citizenship status.
A set of people related by blood, marriage or some other agreed-on relationship, or adoption, who share the primary responsibility for reproduction and caring for members of society.
The conscious or unconscious tendency to select a mate with personal characteristics similar to one's own.
The prohibition of sexual relationships between certain culturally specified relatives.
The generation of adults who simultaneously try to meet the competing needs of their parents and their children.
A married couple and their unmarried children living together.
The double burden--work outside the home followed by child care and housework--that many women face and few men share equitably.
The altering of the presentation of the self in order to create distictive appearances and satisfy particular audiences.
A form of polygamy in which a man may have more than one wife at the same time.
A kinship system in which only the mother's relatives are significant.
The ideology that one sex is superior to the other.
Expectations regarding the proper behavior, attitudes, and activities of males and females.
The restriction of mate selection to people within the same group.
A form of marriage in which an individual has only one partner.
An area that has gradually become in informal center for senior citizens.