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Modernization

the fa-reaching process by which nations pass from traditional forms of social organization toward those characteristics of post-industrial Revolution societies

Colonialism

The maintenance of political social economic and cultural dominance over a people by a foreign power for an extended period

Neocolonialism

Continuing dependence of former colonies on foreign countries

World systems analysis

a view of the global economic system as one divided between certain industrialized nations that control wealth and developing countries that are controlled and exploited

Dependency theory

an approach contending that industrialized nations continue to exploit developing countries for their own

Globalization

the worldwide integration of govn policies cultures social movements and financial markers through trade and the exchange of ideas

Multinational Corporation

A Commercial organization that is headquarters in one country but operates in several countries

Gross National Product

the value of nation's good and services

Remittance

the monies that immigrants return to their families of origin also called migradollars

Human Rights

Universal moral rights possessed by all people because they are human

what is a far-reaching process by which nations pass from traditional forms of social organization towards those characteristic of post-industrial revolution societies

Modernization

how much of total global wealth do the bottom 50% of the worlds population own

1 Percent

which group is the most exploited of oppressed people

Women

Globally approximately how many people subsist on less than 2$ a day

3 Billion

What year did the united nations adopt the universal declaration of Human Rights

1948

Sex

Biological difference between men and women

intersexed

people with ambiguous genitalia and or repoductive organs of both sexs

Multiple masculinities

the idea that men learn and play a full range of general roles

Instrumental leader

the person in the family who bears responsibility for the completion of task focuses on more distant goals and manages the external relationship between ones family and other social institutions

Expressice leader

the person in the family who bears responsibility for the maintenance of harmony and internal emotional affairs

second shift

the double burden work outside the home followed by child care and housework -- that many women face and few men share equitably

Sexism

The ideology that one sex is superior to the other

institutional discrimination

a pattern to treatment that systematically denies a group access to resources and opportunities as part of society normal operations

Feminism

the belief in social economic and political equality for women

Sexual orientation

the categories of people so whom we are sexually attracted to member of the opposite sex

Homosexual

a category of sexual orientation that includes those who are sexually attracted to members of the same sex

Heterosexual

a category of sexual orientation that includes those who are sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex

Bisexual

a category of sexual orientation that includes those who are sexually attracted to both men and women

Transgender

people whose gender identity expression and behavior do not conform to their biological sex

Transsexual

people who experience a discontinuity between their anatomical sex and the sex with which they psychologically identify

hetersexism

institutions that privileges heterosexuality over other forms of sexuality

both men and women are able to cook but most society think women should perform these tasks

Gender roles