University of Phoenix SOC100 Week 2

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Social Structure Matrix

Complete both parts of this worksheet.

Part 1 – Social Roles and Status

Complete the following matrix by answering each in one or two sentences.

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Status

Identify the different statuses you hold in society, both ascribed and achieved.

Master Status

Identify your master status in society.

Social Roles

Describe the roles associated with the various statuses identified above.

Role conflict, strain, exit

Discuss a time when you experienced either role conflict, role strain, or role exit.

Groups

Identify one primary group and one secondary group to which you belong.

Norms, sanctions, and values

Describe the norms, sanctions, and values of the social groups you identified above. How is social deviant behavior viewed in these groups?

Sociological imagination

Discuss how your status, mass media, roles, and groups have influenced your self-identity, values, and behaviors.

Part 2 – Reflection

After completing the activity above, answer the following questions in 75 to 150 words each:

  1. What is social interaction? What are the elements of social structures? How does this apply to the activity you just completed?
  1. What are the functions of social institutions? How do you see this applied in your life?
  1. What influence does mass media have? Frame your answer using sociological perspectives.
  1. What is social control? How is social control enforced? What are the different sociological perspectives on deviance?

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ProAcer
School: Duke University

hello,... Attached is a complete task for you,.. I addressed both prompts... :)

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Social Structure matrix and Reflection
Part 1
Question
Identify The Different Status You Hold In Society,
Both Ascribed and Achieved.
Identify your Master Status in Society

Describe the Roles Associated with the Various
Statuses Described Above
Discuss a time when you experienced either role
conflict, role strain or role exit
Identify one primary group and one secondary
group to which you belong
Describe the norms, sanctions and values of the
social groups you identified above. How is social
deviant behavior viewed in these groups

Discuss how your status, mass media, roles, groups
have influenced your values and behaviors

Answer
In my community, I hold an expert status. This is
due to my level of education, and it is an ascribed
status.
M...

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