the underlying patterns of relationships in a group
a position a person occupies within a social structure.
a position that is neither earned nor chosen but assigned.
a psition that is earned or chosen.
all the statuses that a person occupies at any particular time.
a position that strongly affects most other aspects of a person's life.
an expected behavious associated with a particular status.
a behaviour that individuals can expect from others
a behaviour that individuals are expected to perfotm towards others.
the actualy behaviour of an individual in a role.
condition in which the performance of a role in one status interferes with the performance of a role in another status.
a conditon in which the roles of a single status are inconsistent or conflicting. Too many roles which create strain in one or all.
are classifed bu how they develop and function.
people who share social characteristics.
people temporarily in the same place at the same time.
emotionally close, know each other really well, seek each others company.
poeple who share only part of their lives while foucusing on a goal or task.
invovles interactions that are intamate, personal, caring and fulfiling.
interpersonaly interactions invloving limited parts of personalities