For sociologists,a social institution refers to
A) the norms that are required to maintain a society over time.
B) an organized and established social system that meets one or more of a society's basic needs.
C) general traits that describe a social phenomenon rather than every case.
D) a generalization about an observation.
E) the combination of five major social needs.
Which of the following is not a major social institution?
B) the economy
C) a police department
_____ replaces members of society through procreation.
A) The family
B) The criminal justice system
C) The health care industry
D) The economy
The _____ organizes a society's distribution of goods and services.
C) political institution