refers to the process by which people act and react in relation to others
is a social position that that a person holds
refers to all statuses a person holds at a given time
status is a social position a person receives at birth or assumes voluntarily later in lide
status is a social position a person assumes voluntarily that reflects person ability and effort
status is one that has special importance for social identity, often shaping a person’s entire life
refers to behavior is expected of someone who holds a particular status.
is a number of roles attached to a single status
refers to conflict among the roles connected to two or more statuses.
refers to tension among the roles connected to a single status.
social construction of reality
refers to the process by which people creatively shape reality through social interaction.
refers to W.I. Thomas’ assertion that situations that are defined as real are real in their consequences
is Harold Garfinkel’s term for the study of the way people make sense of their everyday surroundings
is Erving Goffman’s term for the study of social interactions in terms of theatrical performance.
presentation of self
refers to Goffman’s term for an individual’s efforts to create specific impressions in the minds of others.
refers to communication using body movements, gestures and facial expressions rather than speech.
refers to surrounding area over which a person makes some claim to privacy.
A daughter, a Cuban, a teenager and a widower are all examples of a(n)
The story by Piri Thomas concerning his encounter on a New York City street was used to illustrate the social construction of reality and
The Thomas theorem states that
situations defined as real are real in their consequences
What is the term for the study of the way people make sense of their everyday surroundings.
The approach used by ethnomethodologists to study everyday interaction involves
The investigation of social interaction in terms of theatrical performance is referred to as
The process of presentation of self is also known as
What is demeanor
the way we act and carry ourselves.
Trying to convince others (and perhaps ourselves) that what we do reflects ideal cultural Standards rather than selfish motives refers to
Helping a person to “save face,” or avoid embarrassment, is called
Research by Deborah Tannen concerning communication problems between women and men focuses on the issue of
Which of the following is not a function of humor?
Humor can be a safety valve.