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Unformatted text preview: Social Reproductions-the continuous remaking of society; requires constant interaction between population and social structure Elements of Social Structure • Statuses • Roles • Groups • Organizations • Institutions Social Structure of San Cristobal Totonicapan • Ascribed status (status given to you at birth and during life cycle stages): "Indian", gender, life-cycle stages • Achieved status (status you gain through personal efforts): resources you own (land and animals, cortes for women); town/village residence; educational level (" licenciado "); travel guide(smuggler)...
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