Social Interaction Theory, Social Roles & the Presentation of Self


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What is sociology?

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1. What part of sociology is concerned with patterns of actions and reactions in social groups?

2. What are social roles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of the social interaction theory. Information you should be familiar with includes what sociologists believe about behavior and the presentation of self.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • The division of sociology that examines patterns of actions and reactions within social groups
  • What sociologists believe is true about behavior
  • Similarities between being an actor and presentation of self
  • The definition of sociology
  • The meaning of social roles

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on social interaction theory
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about social roles
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the division of sociology that examines a system of actions and reactions in social groups

Additional Learning

To strengthen your understanding of sociology, check out the corresponding lesson titled Social Interaction Theory, Social Roles & the Presentation of Self. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Identify what the field of sociology is and what it studies
  • Describe what social roles are and how society affects them
  • Examine the importance of presentation of self