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Unformatted text preview: • "Face work"-working to "save face" for all • "Civil inattention" is expected courtesies of inattention to ease and embarrassing moment. Networks and Groups • network-a "web or relations" that connects people; the individuals of a network may be related or have a common membership and pursuit • Primary group-small group, close up(face to face), warm, and emotional • Secondary group-limited relationship based on segmented roles, instrumental, not emotional resource • Reference group-groups that we use to evaluate ourselves or to decide how to act in a situation • Peer group-group that shares similar characteristics; appear to be especially significant in earlier years....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Erving Goffman, certain social situation, behavioral arenas-public vs, Secondary group-limited relationship