Sociology of culture

2017-07-27T18:28:54+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Urbanization, Audience measurement, Intellectual, Socialization, Collectivism, Culture shock, Ethnocentrism, Chronemics, Intelligentsia, Cultural appropriation, Magical Negro, Ceremonial pole flashcards Sociology of culture
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  • Urbanization
    Urbanization is a population shift from rural to urban areas, "the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas", and the ways in which each society adapts to the change.
  • Audience measurement
    Audience measurement measures how many people are in an audience, usually in relation to radio listenership and television viewership, but also in relation to newspaper and magazine readership and, increasingly, web traffic on websites.
  • Intellectual
    An intellectual is a person who engages in critical study, thought, and reflection about the reality of society, and proposes solutions for the normative problems of that society, and, by such discourse in the public sphere, he or she gains authority within the public opinion.
  • Socialization
    Socialisation is a term used by sociologists, social psychologists, anthropologists, political scientists, and educationalists to refer to the lifelong process of inheriting and disseminating norms, customs, values and ideologies, providing an individual with the skills and habits necessary for participating within their own society.
  • Collectivism
    Collectivism is the moral stance, political philosophy, ideology, or social outlook that emphasizes the significance of groups—their identities, goals, rights, and outcomes.
  • Culture shock
    Culture shock is an experience a person may have when one moves to a cultural environment which is different from one's own; it is also the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life due to immigration or a visit to a new country, a move between social environments, or simply transition to another type of life.
  • Ethnocentrism
    Ethnocentrism is judging another culture solely by the values and standards of one's own culture.
  • Chronemics
    Chronemics is the study of the role of time in communication.
  • Intelligentsia
    The intelligentsia (Latin: intellegentia, Polish: inteligencja, Russian: интеллигенция; IPA: [ɪntʲɪlʲɪˈɡʲentsɨjə]) is a status class of people engaged in complex mental labors meant to guide and critique and to assume leadership in shaping the culture and politics of their society.
  • Cultural appropriation
    Cultural appropriation is the adoption or use of elements of one culture by members of another culture.
  • Magical Negro
    The Magical Negro is a supporting stock character in American cinema who is portrayed as coming to the aid of a film's white protagonists.
  • Ceremonial pole
    A ceremonial pole symbolizes a variety of concepts in several different cultures.