Chapter 3 Social Structure Define: Status: Role: Role Strain: Role Conflict Status Example of Roles Examples of Role Strain 1) Ex: Student Do your homework, come to class ready to learn, study You have a test in history and biology and only 3 hours to study. You are experiencing strain between your different roles as a student 2) Mom 3) Pastor 4) Professional Athlete 5) President 6) Other: Try These: 1. Give 2 examples of ascribed status: 2. Give 2 examples of achieved status: 3. What’s a person’s master status? 4. Can a person’s master status change? If yes, how? 5, These examples DOCTOR/PATIENT – COACH/ATHLETE – FRIEND/FRIEND illustrate which sociological term? 6. What are some role expectations of you as a student: 7. NOW – honestly – what’s your role performance as a student? 8. What is Ms. Maneevone’s role sets as a teacher? 9. When might she experience role conflict? 10. When might she experience role strain? 11. List five Social Institutions and what role they play in society. a. b. c. d. e.