Which of the following is not one of the key characteristics of social interaction?
A) Social interaction is central to all human social activity.
B) People respond to a situation differently depending on what they think is at stake for them.
C) Social interaction is similar across time and place.
D) People influence each other's behavior through interaction.
E) Elements of social structure affect all interaction and can produce different personal outcomes.
Which of the following definitions best fits "social interaction"?
A) The process by which we act toward people around us.
B) The process by which we react to people around us.
C) The process by which we act toward and react to people around us.
D) An unorganized pattern of behavior that governs people's relationships.
E) An organized pattern of behavior that governs people's relationships.
_____ is an organized pattern of behavior that governs people's relationships.
A) Social interaction
B) Social structure
D) Master status
A) determines our job choices.
B) demands our respect.
C) burdens our behavior.
D) guides our actions.
E) predicts our behavior.