SOCY 151-Chapter 4

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  1. the process by which people act and react in relation to others
    social interaction
  2. a social position that a person holds
  3. all the statuses a person holds at a given time
    status set
  4. a social position a person recieves at birth or takes on involutarily later in life
    ascribed status
  5. a social position a person takes on voluntarily that reflects personal ability and effort
    acheived status
  6. a status that has special importance for social identity, often shaping a person's entire life
    master status
  7. behavior expected of someone who holds a particular status
  8. a number of roles attached to a single status
    role set
  9. conflict among the roles connected to two or more statuses
    role conflict
  10. tension among the roles connected to a single status
    role strain
  11. the process by which people creatively shape reality through social interaction
    social construction of reality
  12. W.I. Thomas's claim that situations defined as real are real in their consequences
    Thomas Theorm
  13. Harold Garfinkel's term for the study of the way people make sense of their everyday surroundings/interactions by breaking rules and making trouble
  14. technology that links people in social activity
    social media
  15. Erving Goffman's term for the study of social interaction in terms of theatrical performance
    dramaturgical analysis
  16. Erving Goffman's term for a person's efforts to create specific impressions in the minds of others
    presentation of self
  17. communication using body movements, gestures, and facial expressions, rather than speech
    nonverbal communication
  18. the surrounding area over which a person makes claim to privacy
    personal space
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SOCY 151-Chapter 4
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SOCY 151-Chapter 4
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