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scales – include a series of questionnaire items that are arranged in a way to represent a social-psychological phenomenon back stage – a time when we can relax our front-stage impressions dramaturgy – the process by which individuals evaluate each other in everyday interaction front stage – when we are actively engaging in impression management impression management – our attempts to control self meanings during interactions with other people impressions given – information we try to give other people about ourselves impressions given off – what people actually think of us after an interaction reflected appraisals – what we believe other people think of us self-esteem – the positive or negative evaluations of our sense of self as an object social construction of reality – the process by which people give meaning to objects, people, and ideas through interaction with other people symbolic interaction – perspective in sociology which emphasizes the ways in which people construct reality through interaction with each other The Social Construction of Emotion emotions – feelings that arise from social conditions and are labeled by society primary emotions – emotions which are physiologically grounded secondary emotions – extensions of primary emotions which may include variations on or mixtures of them
social construction of reality – the process by which people give meaning to objects, people, and ideas through interaction with other people sociocentric model of emotional socialization – the idea that we learn about emotions like any other aspect of social life, through training in families, schools, and among peers sociology of emotions – the study of the development and expression of emotions in society symbolic interactionism – perspective in sociology that emphasizes the ways in which people construct reality through interaction with each other cybernetic approach to emotions – theoretical position that social conditions shape our emotions and emotions contribute to the development of social organization emotion culture – a society’s unique set of expectations for the expression and use of emotions emotions – feelings that arise from social conditions and are labeled by society feeling rules – guidelines about the appropriate emotional responses in different situations social norms – a rule or set of rules about how to behave in different social situations socioemotional economy – the exchange of emotional resources among members of a group or society theory of interaction ritual chains – theory based on the idea that individuals participate in society as a result of the emotional energies that come from interacting with other people Culture Society and Culture culture – learned set of language, symbols, beliefs, values, and even the tools that we share culture shock – sense of disorientation felt when in a culture very different from what

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