New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Status, Roles and Conflicts notes

by: Ruth Notetaker

Status, Roles and Conflicts notes SOC 1113 001

Marketplace > University of Oklahoma > Sociology > SOC 1113 001 > Status Roles and Conflicts notes
Ruth Notetaker
Introduction to Sociology
Kelly Damphousse

Almost Ready


These notes were just uploaded, and will be ready to view shortly.

Purchase these notes here, or revisit this page.

Either way, we'll remind you when they're ready :)

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

This is Week 7 notes and this time it also includes clicker question that might be in the next exam.
Introduction to Sociology
Kelly Damphousse
Class Notes
25 ?




Popular in Introduction to Sociology

Popular in Sociology

This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Ruth Notetaker on Friday October 9, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to SOC 1113 001 at University of Oklahoma taught by Kelly Damphousse in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 33 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Sociology in Sociology at University of Oklahoma.


Reviews for Status, Roles and Conflicts notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 10/09/15
Statuses Roles and Conflicts Tuesday ctober 6 Z 1S 232 AM 0 Clicker questions 0 According to Marx the owns the means of production to society 0 According to Peter Berger and Thomas Luckman society is based onl actions 0 Ascribed or achieved I Latino ascribed I Student achieved I Fatherachieved I Maleascribed I Soonerachieved but depending how you were raised than it could be ascribed 0 Are things worse same or better in the 196039s I Many agree that is worse because of technology 0 Things to remember 0 What is sociology 0 How do we study society I The Rehabilitation project 0 What us culture I Next III How do we learn culture III How do we interact with others What does society look like Groups III What are the rules deviance 0 Types of societies 0 Culture 0 Tribes I That kind of things 0 Social structure 0 An organized pattern of behavior that governs people39s relationships 0 Makes life orderly and predictable 0 Includes statuses roles groups organizations and institutions 0 If we didn39t have rules or people didn39t follow the rules the world would be chaos I When people act against the norms 0 Status a social position I Examples III Students III Professors ii Son ii Mother ii Employee I Statuses can be ranked but do not always imply differing amounts of prestige I Sometimes people think some statuses are better than others due to ranking I Prestige III How people feel about the job depending how favorable it is Status set I a collection of social statuses that an individual occupies I Changes throughout the life course over times I Statuses are relational linked to other statuses ii Employeremployee Statuses Roles and Con icts notes week 7 Page 1 III Parentchild I How statuses interact with each other I Think about the multiple statuses you hold and how many play out at a time with you and with the environment around you multiple statuses play out at a time I Relationships aren39t always boyfriend and girlfriend III They can also be mother and daughter and things like that Statuses I Ascribed III Is a potion that we are born into female african american III We don39t think about these 0 Gender vs Sex that you are or consider yourself 0 Race ethnicity I Achieved III Is a position that we have through choice friend athlete III This is the one we think focus more on I Master status III Determines a person39s identity Highly visible Shapes a person39s entire life Examples 0 Male 0 Professor 0 Dean 0 Father 0 Husband III When people get to midage your master status is usually your profession job I Status inconsistency III Occupying social positions that create conflict because they are ranked differently III GTA is both student and instructor ranked III A women39sjob vs a male39s job 0 Levels of pay 0 What the job field is 0 Stay at home mom or dad 0 Things like that EDD I Role III the behavior expected of a person in a particular status 0 A student is expected to 0 Read 0 Take notes 0 Write papers 0 Attend class 0 Roles are based on mutual obligations 0 A professor must grade the paper written by a student I Role set III Different roles attached to a single status 0 Students 0 Study professor 0 Share notes students 0 Professor 0 Grade student 0 Provide midterm grades provost I Role conflict Statuses Roles and Con icts notes week 7 Page 2 III Frustration when confronted with requirements of two or more statusesstati I Role Strain O 0000 Student vs organization member Mother Daughter Employee volunteer they can conflict with each other III involves incompatible demands among roles within a single status I Student 0 Q 0 Different classes Test Papers III This is when things conflict with one status III How people deal with it 0 0000 O Deny the problem Compromise or negotiate Set priorities Compartmentalize Refused more roles many do this Exit a role or status I Social interaction The process by which we act toward and react to people around us Central to all human social activity People respond based on what they think is a stake for them People influence each other39s behavior Affected by elements of social structure I Nonverbal communication III The quotokayquot symbol means different things in different place many other stuff dotoo III An important part of interaction Includes El El El El El 0 0000 O SHence Gestures Facial expressions Eye contact Touch Person space III Transmits feelings and emotions Statuses Roles and Con icts notes week 7 Page 3


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.