Social Structure and Social Interaction

Assignment 2 Social Structure and Social Interaction

(Your name)

Introduction to Sociology

(Your professor’s name)

(Date)

Status Set

· List 5 statuses that you currently have.

· Label each status as either ascribed, achieved, or master. Remember that a master status is not a status that you have mastered. It refers to a status that is so important that it overrides all other statuses.

· Status Label (Ascribed, Achieved, or Master)
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Roles (Write a paragraph of at least 5 to 7 sentences answering the following questions.)

· Choose 1 status from your list.

· Describe the role that is associated with the status.

· Describe how you learned that role.

Role Conflict (Write 1 to 2 paragraphs of at least 5 to 7 sentences each answering the following questions.)

· Describe a time when you experienced a conflict because of the demands of two different roles associated with any of your statuses.

· How did you resolve the conflict?  (Discuss any conversations or social interactions that you had.)

· List any active listening skills you used to resolve the conflict. If you didn’t use active listening skills, then list the skills you could have used to resolve the conflict.