Ch 3 Society. intera#8C525

Ch 3 Society. intera#8C525 - Chapter 4 Society:...

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1 Chapter 4 Society: interactions, groups, and organizations
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2 From the macro point of view a society is: an organized collection of individuals and institutions bounded by space subject to the same political authority organized through a shared culture From a micro point of view, society is composed of structured social interactions
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3 Basic concepts: social interaction Def.— the process by which people act and react to others. creates the reality in which we live. guided by rules that come from social structures we inhabit
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4 The Social Construction of Reality Reality is not as fixed as we may think. Social construction of reality – the process by which people creatively shape reality through social interaction Interaction is a complex negotiation.
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5 Dramaturgical Analysis: “The Presentation of Self” Erving Goffman states that people are much like actors performing on a stage. Dramaturgical analysis – the study of social interaction in terms of theatrical performance. Each performance involves the presentation of self Actors Audience Setting and props Turning activity into show
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6 Nonverbal Communication: the “given” vs. the “given off” Nonverbal communication – using body movements,
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Ch 3 Society. intera#8C525 - Chapter 4 Society:...

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