Unformatted text preview: All the world is a stage and all the men and women merely players They have their exits and their entrances And one man in his time plays many parts To act in a role is simply to act according to the norms (rules) and expectations attached to it. Ascribed Status Vs. Achieved Status Henslin (1999:96) calls attention to the distinction between ascribed status and achieved status. Ascribed statuses are involuntary . One is born with ascribed status such as race or sex. Age is also an ascribed status. Achieved status, on the other hand, is earned. It is based on merit....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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- As You Like It