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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC101Y1
Professor
Christian O.Caron
Semester
Winter

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- The primary determinant of height is income, since income translates into more protein consumption, which leads to growth in height (140) - Rehabilitation = curing disabilities as much as possible through medical and technological intervention, improving the lives of people with disabilities, and integrating them into society (146) - Prior to the 1960s, social change for people with disabilities was led by those without disabilities (148) - In the 1960s, people with disabilities began to mobilize and speak on their own behalf (148) - Life course = the distinct phases of life through which people pass, which varies by culture (149) - Rites of passage = cultural ceremonies that mark the transition from one stage of life to another (149) - Age cohort = category of people born in the same range of years (149) - Generation = age group with unique formative historical experiences (150) - Age stratification = social inequality between age cohorts (151) - Gerontocracy = a society ruled by older people, e
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