Lecture 6 - Status, Roles, and Social Structure

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Lecture 6: Social Structure:

Lecture 6: Social Structure Chapter 4 Social Structure and Social Interaction

Review of Levels of Sociological Analysis:

Review of Levels of Sociological Analysis Macrosociology Broad features of society Microsociology Social interactions Small groups. Not intended to necessarily be generalizable

The Sociological Significance of Social Structure:

The Sociological Significance of Social Structure Social Structure Guides our behavior

Culture:

Culture Our shared culture makes us similar to one another and makes other people seem “ different ” Social Class Based on income, education, and occupational prestige Interests shared among people of same social class

Social Status:

Social Status Status Position one occupies Provides guidelines for how to act and feel Status Sets Ascribed and Achieved Statuses Status Symbols Status Inconsistency

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Master statuses are those that overshadow our other statuses. Shown here is Stephen Hawking, who is severely disabled by Lou Gehrig ’ s disease. For some, his master status is that of a person with disabilities. Because Hawking is one of the greatest physicists who has ever lived, however, his outstanding achievements have given him another master status, that of a world-class physicist in the ranking of Einstein.

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Roles Behaviors, Obligations, and Privileges Attached to a Status Group People who Interact and Share Values and Interests

Social Institutions:

Social Institutions Social Institutions Standard or Usual Ways a Society Meets its Needs

Comparing Functionalist and Conflict Perspectives:

Comparing Functionalist and Conflict Perspectives Functionalists Replacing Members Socializing New Members Producing and Distributing Goods and Services Preserving Order Providing a Sense of Purpose

Comparing Functionalist and Conflict Perspectives:

Comparing Functionalist and Conflict Perspectives Conflict Theorists Small Group holds Majority of Wealth Preserve the Status Quo

What Holds Society Together?:

What Holds Society Together? Mechanical and Organic Solidarity Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft Relevant today? Changes in Social Structure Social Structure is Not Static

Symbolic Interaction:

Symbolic Interaction Stereotypes in Everyday Life Personal Space Eye Contact Smiling Body Language Applied Body Language The Microsociological Perspective: Social Interaction in Everyday Life

Dramaturgy: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life:

Dramaturgy: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life Impression Management Stages Role Performance, Conflict, and Strain Sign-Vehicles Teamwork Becoming the Roles we Play

Ethnomethodology: Uncovering Background Assumptions:

Ethnomethodology: Uncovering Background Assumptions Ethnomethodology Exploring Background Assumptions

The Social Construction of Reality:

The Social Construction of Reality Thomas Theorem Social Construction of Reality

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