54. Charles has a final exam in the evening at a time when he is supposed to be working. That same evening Stephanie (his girlfriend) wants him to take her to a movie. To top it off, his mother calls, asking him to fly home because his father is going to have emergency surgery. Sociologists would say that Charles is very likely experiencing __________.a. role performanceb. role ambiguityc.role conflictd. role alienation55. Recent research indicates that female student-athletes have their own ways of dealing with the “female/athlete paradox,” which is an example of __________.56. Marital inequality, conflict over parenting responsibilities, unclear expectations, and lack of emotionalsupport may contribute to __________ for both men and women.57. Cameron is a freshman at the local college. As a student, he is feeling pressure. He wants to party like the rest of his fraternity brothers, but at the same time, he wants to maintain his 4.0 grade point average. Sociologists would say that Jack is experiencing _________.
58. __________ refers to the conscious fostering of the impression of a lack of commitment or attachmentto a particular role. It is clear one merely goes through the motions of role performance.a.Role distancingb. Role conflictc. Role ambiguityd. Role strain59. A former business manager is between jobs and takes a job at a local retail store in order to make endsmeet. In that position, she frequently talks about her previous work and her plans for the future. She doesn’t want people to view her as a “clerk.” Her behavior is an example of __________.60. __________ occurs when people disengage from social roles that have been central to their self-identity.61. Sociologist Helen Ebaugh concluded that role exit occurs in four stages, the first of which is __________, in which people experience frustration or burnout when they reflect on their existing roles.
62. Which of these is not part of the sociological definition of any group?a. consists of two or more peopleb.interactions are emotion-basedc. people who interact frequentlyd. shares a feeling of interdependence
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