(noun) The idea that all people perceive the world as you do.
(noun) An act of terrorism associated with the drug trade.
1. (adjective) Concerning one nation; 2. (noun) A citizen or subject of a country, typically entitled to its protection.
(noun) A study, typically longitudinal investigating the course of a condition or disease.
(noun) A debate between the influence of genetics (nature) and social environments (nurture) on the development of individual or group and which one is more dominant.
(noun) Something that must happen for an effect to occur.
(noun) In statistical analysis, a situation in which an increase in one variable causes a decrease in another variable, and vice versa.
(noun) A punishment for breaking an established norm.
(noun) An individual who opposes the use of technology for ethical, moral or philosophical reasons.
(noun) When a married couple live together in a new residence instead of with the husband’s family (patrilocal residence) or the wife’s family (matrilocal residence).
(noun) The male child (son) of one’s brother or sister or one’s spouse.
(noun) Favoritism toward relatives or personal friends by those in power, who because of their relationship rather than their abilities, receive special treatment (e.g., jobs, discounts).
(noun) Theory asserting that postmodern movements do not follow the two traditional social movements challenging the social order: class-based or gender-based movements, thus are difficult to explain with traditional social movement theories.
(noun) The female child (daughter) of one’s brother or sister or of one’s spouse.
(noun) Acronym for “Not In My Back Yard”, which is the tendency for people to protest issues, particularly environmental, that affect them directly.
(noun) Federal legislation enacted by United States in 2001 that provided additional funding for students with low socioeconomic status and expanded the use of standardized testing.
(adjective) Relating to the generalizability of cases, events, or people.
(noun) A symbol that is not expressed using vocalized language, such as body language or a status symbol.
(noun) The abstract creations of society that influence behavior and direct socialization.
(noun) The use of secondary data to conduct research so that direct contact with subjects does not influence their behavior.