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5 Matching questions

  1. These are examples of her ascribed status
  2. total institution
  3. background assumptions
  4. They are a group
  5. True
  1. a T or F:Roles are like fences - they allow a certain amount of freedom but that freedom does not go very far.
  2. b Leo, Ryan, and Matthew regularly interact with one another and share similar values, norms, and expectations. In view of this, which concept MOST applies to their relationship?
  3. c Jane is a 49-year-old woman of Irish-German descent. What do these characteristics have in common?
  4. d In ethnomethodology, the ideas we take for granted that underlie our behavior and that we violate at our risk are called ________.
  5. e John joined the military this year. When he arrived at boot camp he was immediately greeted with a degradation ceremony and came under total control of the officials. The military is an example of a(n) ________.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Frank is the son of a middle-class family. He took the family car without permission last night, returning home at 3 AM with the smell of alcohol on his breath. It is most likely, based on the research of Kohn, that the next day Frank's parents will ________.
  2. The presentation of self in everyday life, also called dramaturgy, was developed by ________
  3. T or F: All master statuses are achieved statuses
  4. The difference between status and role is that ________.
  5. Which statement regarding status is MOST accurate?

5 True/False questions

  1. organic solidarityAccording to Durkheim, when a society increases in size, its division of labor becomes more specialized. People begin to depend upon one another and become interdependent. This form of social cohesion was a concept that he termed ________.


  2. Their location in the social structure has created the difference between Milo's and Jim's reactions.Of the following traits and abilities, which one would George Herbert Mead consider MOST essential for an individual to be a full-fledged member of society?


  3. TrueT or F: When Professor Jones is before his class lecturing, he has assumed the front stage, based on the terminology used in dramaturgy.


  4. TrueT or F: The sociological significance of social structure is that it guides our behavior.


  5. dramaturgyTrue or False Without language there can be no culture, no shared way of life.


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