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5 Matching questions

  1. Status provides the guidelines for how we are to act and feel.
  2. dramaturgy
  3. The ability to take the role of another
  4. We occupy a status, we play a role
  5. Social structure
  1. a The difference between status and role is that ________.
  2. b 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. c An approach to social interaction in which social life is analyzed in terms of the stage is called ________.
  4. d Which statement regarding status is MOST accurate?
  5. e The typical patterns of a group, such as its usual relationships between men and women or students and teachers, are referred to as ________.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The presentation of self in everyday life, also called dramaturgy, was developed by ________
  2. Jane is a 49-year-old woman of Irish-German descent. What do these characteristics have in common?
  3. According 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 ________.
  4. What discovery did Skeels and Dye make when they administered intelligence tests to a sample of orphans cared for by trained professionals in a "good" orphanage and to a second sample of orphans raised by residents of an institution for mentally retarded women?
  5. True or False Without language there can be no culture, no shared way of life.

5 True/False questions

  1. intimate early social interactionJohn 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) ________.


  2. Their location in the social structure has created the difference between Milo's and Jim's reactions.Milo, a highly successful attorney, just received a $200 ticket for speeding. Jim, an unemployed father of six, received a $50 fine for parking in a restricted area. Milo considers his $200 ticket an inconvenience, but Jim sees his $50 fine as a financial disaster. Why do Milo and Jim feel so differently about their fines, even though Milo's is four times greater than Jim's?


  3. TrueMead describes the active, creative, and spontaneous part of the self as the ________.


  4. Harry and Margaret HarlowLeo, 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?


  5. TrueT or F:Roles are like fences - they allow a certain amount of freedom but that freedom does not go very far.