Week 6, Analysis Sheet 5- social interaction

Week 6, Analysis Sheet 5- social interaction - (Goffman)?...

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Name_____________________________ Analysis Sheet #5 - Week 6, October 6: Social Interaction (5 pts) After completing this week’s readings, please thoroughly and thoughtfully answer the questions in about two singled-spaced pages, including the questions (around 4-7 sentences per question, though this will vary by question and how concisely you write). Write in your own words, using 12-point font and complete sentences. Check your grammar, spelling, and mechanics before submitting the assignment. 1. According to Goffman, what is a working consensus? How does it relate to definition of the situation? 2. How are defensive and protective practices both different from and similar to each other
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Unformatted text preview: (Goffman)? Discuss one example of each that you personally tend to use in social encounters. 3. What does Cahill mean by the claim that public bathrooms are simultaneously front stages and back stages? Discuss another setting that can be seen as simultaneously a front stage and back stage. 4. According to Cahill, what is the difference between positive and negative interpersonal rituals? Discuss an example of each, in a setting other than public bathrooms. 5. How do stereotypes become self-fulfilling (Snyder)? What did you find to be the most interesting study discussed within this article, and why?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Clarke during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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