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Name: Social Constructions of Reality
ID: m42964
Language: English (en)
  • Understand the sociological concept of reality as a social construct
  • Define roles and describe their place in people’s daily interactions
  • Explain how individuals present themselves and perceive themselves in a social context
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: Achieved status, Ascribed status, Habitualization, Institutionalization, Looking-glass self, Role conflict, Role performance, Roles, Role-set, Role strain, Self-fulfilling prophecy, Status, Thomas theorem
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, Sociology Cap (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jan 27, 2012 4:06 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 29, 2013 4:29 pm -0500


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Version: 1.3 Jul 29, 2013 4:29 pm -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.2 May 7, 2012 11:51 am -0500 by Sociology Cap
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Version: 1.1 Feb 1, 2012 9:36 am -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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