The process by which people act and react in relation to others is called
Which of the following concepts defines a social position that a person holds?
At any given time you hold a number of statuses. These statuses make up your
What concept refers to a social position that is assumed voluntarily and that reflects a significant measure of personal ability and effort?
Which concept refers to a social position that is assumed voluntarily and that reflects a significant measure of personal ability and effort?
Julie is a police officer who finds that wherever she goes in her small town, people seem to think of her as a “cop”. Julie is experiencing the effects of which of the following?
Akbar is a honor student. In sociological terms, being an honor student is an example of which of the following?
Sociologists use what concept to refer to behavior that people expect from someone who holds a particular status?
Which of the following is involved when a surgeon chooses not to operate on her own son because the personal involvement of motherhood could impair her professional objectivity as a physician?
Which concept is used to designate the process by which people creatively shape reality as they interact?
Social construction of reality
Flirting is a playful way of seeing if someone is interested in you without risking outright rejection. From this point of view, flirting illustrates
the social construction of reality
The Thomas theorem states that
situations defined as real are real in their consequence
Garfinkel’s research, an approach called ethnomethodology, involves
studying the way people make sense of their everyday surroundings
The study of social interaction in terms of theatrical performance is referred to as
What does the term “presentation of self” mean?
Efforts to create impressions in the minds of others
Nonverbal communication refers to
body movement, gestures, and facial expressions
In the United States, people stand farther away from one another when they are talking than two people would in a Middle Eastern nation. This pattern reveals differences in meaning attached to
A role set refers to
A number of roles attached to a single status
What term does the text use for the process by which people disengage from important social roles?
Which sociologist developed the approach called dramaturgical analysis?