notes 4/1/2009

notes 4/1/2009 - Opening clip Sienfeld George poses as a...

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Opening clip- Sienfeld, George poses as a marine biologist; bluffing Erving G -everyone bluffs Microsociology Macrosociology Life is organized around a repetition of habits and interactions with people Microsociology Dramaturgy- Symbolic Interactionism Conversations analysis Dramaturgy Elements of Dramaturgy Impression management- George Kastanza- has jobs he's not qualified for, bullshits Process where we try to shape someone's perception of us, Roles What we are perceived to be Could be fabricated or exaggerated Teams Interactions with others regarding qualifications/roles establish a reality of those roles Dialogue between George and GF make him look like he is actually a marine biologist The definition of the situation
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A working consensus, people more or less agree with what is going on In the doctor's office--it's a professional setting so there should be no embarrassment Regions Location changes the we way interact (offer a booster shot at a basketball game)
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course SOC 104 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Kansas.

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