dPage: 107LO: 5TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Pickup70.Which of these is nottrue about postindustrial society?
cPage: 107LO: 5TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: New71.Sociologist Erving Goffman’s term __________ refers to the ways in which an individual shows awareness that another is present without making this person the object of particular attention.a.civil inattentionb.selective attentionc.passive rudenessd.reserved rejectionAnswer:
aPage: 108LO: 6TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Pickup72.People engage in civil inattention in an elevator, regardless of where the elevator is located. This illustrates that meanings shared across situations serve to regulate the formand process of interaction, but not the content. Microsociologists use the term __________ to refer to this.
bPage: 108LO: 6TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Modified73.Some symbolic interaction theorists believe that there is very little shared reality beyond that which is socially created. They refer to this as the __________, which is the process by which our perception of reality is largely shaped by the subjective meaning that we give to an experience.
aPage: 109LO: 6TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Pickup74.We act on reality as we see it. Sociologists describe this process as the __________, meaning that we analyze a social context in which we find ourselves, determine what is inour best interest, and adjust our attitudes and actions accordingly.