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A method of analyzing social interaction as if the participants were performing on stage.
The analysis of how people define the world in which they live in.
Linguistic styles that reflect the different worlds of women and men.
A form of interaction in which the participants perform certain acts to show reverence to each other.
The use of body movements as a means of communication; also called body language.
The use of space as a means of communication.
Separating role-playing as outward performance from the inner self.
The process by which people create through social interaction a certain idea, feelings, or belief about their environment.
Social Construction of Reality
A positive or negative expectation or belief about circumstances events or people that may affect a person's behavior towards them in a manner that causes those expectation or beliefs to some true.
Sociologist W.I Thomas's famous pronouncement that "if people define situations as real, they are real in their consequences."