24.According to Durkheim, organic solidarity is characterized by social interaction that is 25.Which of these is the best example of a secondary group?
26. Jorge is a male born to Mexican American parents; he was assigned these positions at birth. He is an adult and—if he lives long enough—will someday become an “older adult,” later in life. All of these are considered ASCRIBED statuses. 27. CONFLICT theorists do not believe that social institutions work for the common good of everyone in society. They emphasize that social institutions are most likely to meet the needs of those with the greatest amount of power in a society. 28. FUNCTIONALISTS emphasize the role of social institutions in accomplishing essential tasks for society 29. A(n) ACHIEVED status is a social position a person assumes voluntarily as a result of personal choice, merit, or direct effort. 30. The sociological term for a set of social relationships that link one individual to others is SOCIAL NETWORK 31. The way we behave or conduct ourselves is referred to as DEMEANOR 32. A(n) ASCRIBED status is a social position conferred at birth or received involuntarily later in life, based on attributes over which the individual has little or no control, such as race/ethnicity, age, and gender. 33. Media stories that focus on the lack of education or work history among the homeless and not on structural factors such as economic recession or the lack of affordable housing fail to account for the MACRO VIEW of the situation. 34. The sociological term for the process by which people act toward and respond to other people, and which is considered the foundation for all relationships and groups in society, is SOCIAL INTERACTION 35. A STATUS is a socially defined position in a group or society characterized by certain expectations, rights, and duties, and it exists independently of the specific people occupying the position 36. FUNCTIONALISTS theorists emphasize that social structure is essential because it creates order and predictability in a society. 37. 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 form and process of interaction, but not the content. Microsociologists use the term INTERACTION ORDER
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