Sociology Terms- September 21, 2010
that is, human children raised by non-human animals) in mythology and fiction are often
depicted as having superior strength, intelligence and morals to "normal" humans, the
implication being that because of their upbringing they represent humanity in a pure and
Having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of sophisticated social life in major
Persons of scholarly or literary attainments; intellectuals
Intellectuals considered as a group or class, esp. as a cultural, social, or political elite.
A characteristic, habit, mannerism, or the like, that is peculiar to an individual.
a continuing process whereby an individual acquires a personal identity and learns the
norms, values, behaviour, and social skills appropriate to his or her social position.
A group of aboriginal people
The belief in the inherent superiority of one's own ethnic group or culture.
To denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; prohibit
A mind not yet affected by experiences, impressions, etc.