SOC notes 9-26-07

SOC notes 9-26-07 - SOC 2000 9/26/07 Status -Social...

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SOC 2000 9/26/07 Status -Social position that an individual occupies STATUS SET -All the statuses Types of Status -Ascribed : Involuntary positions -Achieved : Voluntary Often the two types work together, what we are ascribed often helps us achieve other statuses. -Master Status: Special identity ROLES ….The behavior expected of someone who holds a particular status. -Role Set: a number of roles attached to a single status. -Example: STATUS OF MOTHER --Disciplinarian --Dietitian --Dr. Mom Role Conflict: involves two or more statuses - conflict between role expectations of a police officer who catches her own son using drugs at home—mother and police officer. Role Strain: involves a single status -manger who tries to balance concern for workers with task requirements—office manager. Cultural Integration and Lag Cultural integration: the process by which cultural elements become closely connected and interdependent Cultural lag
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course SOC 2000 taught by Professor Kathleen during the Fall '07 term at Western Michigan.

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SOC notes 9-26-07 - SOC 2000 9/26/07 Status -Social...

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