Social Psychology 7th lecture

Social Psychology 7th lecture - Status A recognized social...

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Status  A recognized social position that an individual occupies Ascribed Status A social position that someone receives at birth (sex, nationality, race)  or assumes involuntarily later in life (spouses passes away you  become widow) Achieved Status  A social position that someone assumes voluntarily and that reflects  personal ability and effort Master Status A status that has exceptional importance for social identity, often  shaping a person’s entire life Status Set Refers to all the statuses a person holds at a given time Role Behavior of someone who holds a particular status; A set of norms that define how people in a given social position ought  to behave NOTE: Both statutes and roles vary by culture Role Set A number of roles attached to a single status Self Concept/ Self Identity A person’s answers to the question ‘Who am I?”
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