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5 Matching questions

  1. stereotyping
  2. False
  3. Erving Goffman
  4. Stereotypes are the assumptions we make that can become self-fulfilling prophecies.
  5. intimate early social interaction
  1. a Believing that all football players are academically challenged, that all African Americans are great athletes, and that all women can cook well are examples of ________.
  2. b T or F: All master statuses are achieved statuses
  3. c The presentation of self in everyday life, also called dramaturgy, was developed by ________
  4. d Based on studies of isolated and institutionalized children, what is the key variable in acquiring the basic "human" traits we take for granted?
  5. e Which of the following statements BEST describes how stereotypes affect our interaction with others when we first meet?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. T or F: The sociological significance of social structure is that it guides our behavior.
  2. The typical patterns of a group, such as its usual relationships between men and women or students and teachers, are referred to as ________.
  3. 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?
  4. T or F: In Piaget's model for children's development of reasoning skills, the term "reasoning skills" is synonymous with the term "operational" as it is used in the theory.
  5. The research in the early 1960s using rhesus monkeys to demonstrate the importance of intimate physical contact in the rearing of animals was conducted by ________.

5 True/False questions

  1. background assumptionsIn ethnomethodology, the ideas we take for granted that underlie our behavior and that we violate at our risk are called ________.


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


  4. personal spaceHilda is studying at the library. She has placed her coat on the chair next to her and has spread books in front of the other chairs. Hilda is trying to extend her ________ so others do not invade it.


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