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1ASSIGNMENT 2SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND SOCIAL INTERACTIONDue Week 6: 150 pointsYou’ve learned how important groups, roles, statuses, and social networks are in the structure of society. In this assignment, you’ll demonstrate what you’ve learned by identifying and describing examples from your own life. You will also have a chance to practice some smart strategies for managing your digital presence in your own “online” social networks.Instructions: Complete both parts of the assignment by following the instructions below.PART A: YOUR STATUS SET, ROLES, AND ROLE PROBLEMS1) Status Seta) List a status set that includes at least five statuses that you currently have. :
2b) Label each status in your status set as ascribed, achieved, or master.Remember: An ascribed status is one you’re born with and have no control over. An achieved status is reached through your own efforts or simply good or bad luck. A master status is so important that it overrides your other statuses. For more information, review Section 4.3 in your webtext.2) Rolesa) Choose one status from your status set. b) Describe the role that is associated with the status.c) Describe how you learned that role.Remember: A role is the behavior expected of someone with a certain status. For more information, review Section 4.4 in your webtext.3) Role Conflicta) Choose two statuses from your status set.b) Describe a time when you experienced a conflict because of the demands of your two different roles associated with those statuses. c) List at least two different ways you could have resolved the conflict. For example, could you ask someone for help? Or could you go online to research a possible solution?d) Describe the approach you took to resolve the conflict. What was the result? Would you do things differently next time? ::
3PART B: SOCIAL NETWORKS AND POSITIVE IMPRESSIONS

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