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when people play a role but remain detached from it to avoid any negative aspects of the role
when a role becomes central to a person's identity and the person literally becomes the role he or she is playing
when a person cannot fulfill the roles of one status without violating those of another
relatively enduring clusters of values, norms, social statuses, roles, and groups that address fundamental social needs
an area around our body that we reserve for ourselves, intimate acquaintances, and close friends
the body movements, gestures, and facial expressions that we use to communicate with others
definition of the situation
the idea that when people define situations as real they become real in their consequences
ways that people use revelation and concealment to make a favorable impression on others
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