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Assignment 2: Social Structure and Social InteractionJimmy L. MoodyProfessor Tori TaylorIntroduction to Sociology February 11, 2018
In this paper, I will be writing about examples of Social Structure and Social Interactions within my personal life and how they impact and affect my life. Everyone’s social structure is different from everyone else’s but can be similar. Your status set and roles vary from time to timeand can change over your lifetime. I will elaborate more within this paper.PART A: Your Status Set, Roles, and Role Problems1.)Status Set:Some of my status sets would be: A Marine and Veteran, A Father, A Husband, A Mentor,and a Job Seeker. A Marine to me would be a Master Status due to it being a great accomplishment not a lot have accomplished, and it supersedes the other status sets I have listed. A Father, A Husband, A Mentor, and a Jobseeker would all be Achieved Status Sets due to me having to earn and work to achieve these status sets. A Son would be an Ascribed Status set due to me being born and having no control over this.2.) Roles: One status set I will elaborate on would be a Marine Veteran. The role of being a Marine Veteran is one that leads by example, has great integrity and a mentor to everyone. They

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