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Chapter 6

Chapter 6 definition

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University of Toronto St. George
Christopher Watts

Socio-cultural Anthropology Chapter 6 Terms Explanation Society A group of human beings living together whose interactions with one another are patterned in regular ways Status Publicly recognized social positions Role A bundle of rights and obligations appropriate for occupants of the status in question Ascribed status Is a status which have little control; born or grow into it Achieved status Must meet certain criteria through your own efforts Social structure To identify key enduring social relationships that provide a foundation for regularized, patterned social structure Institutions The clusters of social statutes and groups that share such common focus (common task or cultural focus) Interlocking role relationship that are activated when statuses have Social organization incumbents, and group have members, all of whom are going about the daily business of living Functionalism Terminology associated with the school of social scientific thought (what makes something a mental state of a particular type does not depend on its internal constitution, but rather
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