OpenStax Introduction to Sociology Textbook (https://openstax.org/details/introduction-sociology-2e) or an online search, but make sure that the answers are in your own words. Remove the questions from your assignment before submitting (just number each answer.)
Social Structure and Interaction Assignment Directions
- How do ascribed and achieve statuses serve to identify who a person is in a culture? What are reference groups? How are reference groups experienced in society?
- What is a social role (give examples)? How does one violate his or her role? What is meant by role exit? And how does role exit relate to the socialization process? Distinguish between primary and secondary groups (give examples).
- What is meant by in-group and out-group? How is in-group connected to the primary group? How is out-group connected to the secondary group?
- What are the five functional prerequisites that society must satisfy if it is to survive? Describe the differences between organic and mechanical solidarity.