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15 Cards in this Set

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Erving Goffman's term for a persons efforts to create specific impressions in the minds of others
Presentation of Self
W.I. Thomas' statement that says situations are dfined as real are real in their consequences
Thomas Theorem
All the satuses a person holds at a given time
Status Set
A status that has special importance for social identity, often shaping a person's life
Master Status
Harold Garfinkel's term for the study of the way people make sense of their everyday surroundings
Communication using body movements, gestures, and facial expressions rather than speech
Nonverbal Commucation
The process by which people creatively shape reality through social interation
Social Construction of Reality
A social position a perso recieves at birth or takes on involuntarily later in life
Ascribed Status
The Surrounding area over which a person makes some claim to privacy
Personal Space
A social positon that a person holds
A social position a person takes on voluntarily that reflects personal ability and effort
Achieved Status
Erving Goffman's term for the study of social interaction in terms of theatrical performance.
Dramaturgical Analysis
A number of roles attached to a single status
Status Set
Behavior expected of someone who holds a particualr status
Conflict among the roles connected to 2 or more stautus
Role conflict