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[SOC 1305] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (28 pages long!)


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOC 1305
Professor
Johnson
Study Guide
Final

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SOC 1305
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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Sociology 9/28/2016 6:10:00 PM
Social Interaction
The process by which people act toward or respond to other people
and is the foundation for all relationships and groups in society
Social construct of reality: our perceptions of reality is largely
shaped by the subjective meaning that we give to an experience
Thomas theorem: situations that are defined as real are real in their
consequences
Ethnomethodology: symbolic interactionist viewstudy of the way
people make sense of their every day surroundings
Components of Social structure
Status: social position a person holds in a society. Holds specific
expectations, rights, and duties.
o Ascribed: given
o Achieved: taken on
A status set comprises all the statuses that a person occupies at a
given time.
A master status is the most important status that a person occupies
Status symbols are material signs that inform others of a person’s
specific status
Role: a pattern of expected behavior for a particular status
o Role expectations
o Role performance
o Role strain
o Role conflict
Erving Goffman
Dramaturgical Analysis
Front stage and back stage
Communication
Verbal
Nonverbal
o Body language
o Facial expression
o Eye contact
EmotionsPaul Ekman
o Happiness
o Sadness
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o Anger
o Fear
o Disgust
o Surprise
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