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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC100
Professor
Bryan Sluggett
Semester
Fall

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Roles Status and Social Organization 1 Erving Goffman wrote presentation of self in Everyday Life microsociologist forerunner for symbolic interactionism Dramaturgical approach Life on stage foundation of roles and status Front stagePublic life Back stageprivate life perform on front stage not fake impression management tactics people employ when presenting themselves publicly William I Thomas Thomas Theorem Situations we define as real become real in their consequencesSocial status affects how we view eventsWhat is Status recognized social position that a person occupies Gender Ethnicity jobStatus can be achieved or ascribed Status is hierarchical some jobs are ranked higher than others Relational status Daughter mother aunt etc establish the individuals relationship to othersStatus cons
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