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  1. rites of passage
  2. impression management
  3. total institution
  4. degradation ceremony
  5. midlife crisis
  1. a individual learns to slant his or her presentation of the self in order to create distinctive appearances and satisfy particular audiences
  2. b a stressful period of self-evaluation that begins at about age 40
  3. c an institution that regulates all aspects of a person's life under a single authority, such as a prison, the military, a mental hospital, or a convent
  4. d a ritual marking the symbolic transition from one social position to another
  5. e an aspect of the socialization process within some total institutions, in which people are subjected to humiliating rituals

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the attitudes, viewpoints, and expectations of a society as a whole that a child takes into account in his or her behavior
  2. the generation of adults who simultaneously try to meet the competing needs of their parents and their children
  3. lifelong process in which people learn attitudes, values, and behaviors appropriate for members of a particular culture
  4. the process of discarding former behavior patters and accepting new ones as part of a transition in one's life
  5. the theory that children's thought progresses through four stages of development

5 True/False Questions

  1. selfa distinct identity that sets us apart from others


  2. dramaturgical approacha research orientation in which sociologists and other social scientists look closely at the social factors that influence people throughout their lives, from birth to death


  3. Mead's stages of selfpreparatory stage, play stage, game stage


  4. face-workthe efforts people make to maintain the proper image and avoid public embarrassment


  5. personalitya person's typical pattern of attitudes, needs, characteristics, and behavior


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