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soc chap 4

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Ascribed status is involuntary and achieved status is voluntary
true
When Professor Jones is before his class lecturing, he has assumed the front stage, based on the terminology used in dramaturgy.
true
Jane is a 49-year-old woman of Irish-German descent. What do these characteristics have in common?
ascribed statuses
A position in society that cuts across other statuses a person holds, such as being a high-ranking Army officer, a college president, or a handicapped Olympian, would be considered that person's ________
master status
The social institution that is most recognized for allocating power, determining authority, and preventing chaos is ________.
politics
Hilda 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.
personal space
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 ________.
sterotyping
The presentation of self in everyday life, also called dramaturgy, was developed by _______
goffman
Officer Friel has just pulled over a motorist exceeding the speed limit by 40 miles per hour. When he approached the vehicle, he recognizes the driver as his best friend's daughter. Officer Friel is aware that the young lady has had some money problems and the last thing she can afford is a $200 speeding ticket that will also raise her insurance rates. At this point, which of the following terms BEST describes the position facing Officer Friel
role conflict
In the context of dramaturgy, impression management deals with ____________.
how we want others to perceive us
When Professor Jones is before his class lecturing, he has assumed the front stage, based on the terminology used in dramaturgy
true
The amount of personal space people require is a cultural universal
false
to belong to a group is to yield to others the right to judge our behavior
true
which sociological perspective is closely linked to microsociology
symbolic interactionism
the organized ways by which society meets basic needs
social institutions
represents achieved status
high school drop out
anthropologist recognized for work on personal space
hall
an approach to social interaction in which social life is anaylzed in terms of the stage is called
dramaturgy
in the context of dramaturgy, impression management deals with
how we want others to perceive us