Introduction to Sociology

KIM WOODS

Introduction to Sociology – Week 3 Assignment

Social Status

Write a 500 or more word paper that provides a critical analysis and evaluation of the following questions.

·  What are some of your ascribed, achieved, and master statuses?

·  How are these different from your parents or grandparents?

·  Do family, work, or other activities hold the same personal identification status for you as they did for your parents or grandparents?

Additionally, in your paper discuss any differences that you notice.

·  Did your parents or grandparents experience different conflict or strain than you?

·  Discuss any differences that you notice.

·  What future statuses do you expect for your life?

·  How will these differ in personal identification and conflict or strain from you current statuses?

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