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SOC ch 6
Social Interaction in Everyday life
the process by which people act and react in relation to others
a social position that a person holds
all the statuses a person holds at a given time
a social position a person receives at birth or takes on involuntarily later in life
a social position a person takes on voluntarily that reflects personal ability and effort
conflict among the roles connected to two or more statuses
tension among the roles connected to a single status
social construction of reality
the process by which people creatively shape reality through social interaction
W. I. Thomas's observation that situations defined as real are real in their consequences.
Harold Garfinkel's term for the study of the way people make sense of their everyday surroundings