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an internalized sense of the total expectations of others in a variety of settings- regardless of whether we've encountered those people or places before
the process by which one's sense of social values, beliefs, and norms are recognized, often deliberately through an intense social progress that may take place in a total institution.
an institution in which one is totally immersed and that controls all the basics of day-to-day life; no barriers exist between the usual spheres of daily life and all activity occurs in the same place and under the same single authority
tension caused by competing demands between two or more roles pertaining to different statuses
a micro-level theory in which shared meanings, orientations, and assumptions form the basic motivations behind people's actions
the view (advanced by Erving Goffman) of social life as essentially a theatrical performance, in which we are all actors on metaphorical stages, with roles, scripts, costumes, and sets
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