1 - a theory which best fit the study of small groups and their members
2 - a theoretical perspective that claims that society is in a state of perpetual conflict and competition for limited resources.
4 - the less apparent, unintended, and often unrecognized functions in social institutions and processes.
6 - are the processes that occur in society that keeps it running smoothly.
7 - a way of classifying theories based on the characteristics of the theory
10 - the state of balance maintained by social processes that helps society adjust and compensate for forces that might tilt it onto a path of destruction.
11 - a set of interrelated concepts used to describe, explain, and predict how society and its parts are related to each other.
12 - a theoretical perspective that claims that society is in a state of balance and kept that way through the function of society's component parts.
13 - are the common working class, lower class, and poor members of society.
14 - a theory that is often called the "Definition of the situation" which is basically if people perceive or define something as being real then it is real in its consequences.
15 - wealthy elite (royalty, political, and corporate leaders), have the most power
16 - are breakdowns or disruptions in society and its parts that threaten social 1 - a theory which best fit the study of massive numbers of people
3 - the apparent and intended functions of institutions in society.
5 - a theoretical perspective that claims that society is composed of ever-present interactions among individuals who share symbols and their meanings
8 - is the institutionalized legitimate power.
9 - an offshoot of conflict theory and is based on the assumption that women should be equal to men.
13 - the ability to get what one wants even in the presence of opposition.