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Unformatted text preview: 9-05 1. Subculture a. Culture within a lager cultural context b. Distinct in some way from the dominant culture but still has features in common with the dominant culture 2. Boundary maintenence a. 3 mechanisms: i. appearance: looking the part ii. jargon: talking like an insider iii. behavior: knowing how to act 3. Status- how you are a. Ascribed status: status that no one ahs control over i. Gender, ethnicity b. Achieved status: stats based on part on persons efforts/abilities i. Education ii. Often linked to ascribed status or is facilitated by it c. Master status: dominates other statuses i. Can be either ascribed or achieved ...
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- Fall '08