Your answer ascribed status is a social position you

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Your Answer: Ascribed status is a social position you are born into or with (An example is being female. I have no control over it. I was born with it.)
Achieved status is a social position you earn through your own merit, you earned if you worked for it (An example would be Collage Professor or Doctor- brownie points? ? - just seeing if you are reading this.)
Chapter 4. Ascribed status is a social position you are born with or into (being male), achieved status is a social position you earn through your own merit (college student), master status is the one status that you occupy that most clearly defines who you are (usually your occupation), role conflict is the incompatibility of expectations from different roles from two statuses that you occupy at the same time (boss and family both need you at the same time), role strain is the incompatibility of expectations from different roles from a single status that you occupy (daughter’s science fair is at same time as son’s Math Olympics).

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