Definition of Role Performance
Example of Role Performance
- A student is expected to come to class on time and be prepared for each lesson, but the student fails to attend regularly and is poorly prepared for each lesson.
Role Performance Pronunciation
Syllabification: role per·for·mance
- American English – /rOHl puhr-fOR-muhns/
- British English – /rOHl puh-fAWm-uhns/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /roʊl pərˈfɔrməns/
- British English – /rəʊl pəˈfɔːməns/
- Plural: role performances
- The terms “role performance” and “social role performance” are used interchangeably in a sociological context.
- Role performance is contrasted to role expectation.
- Variant spelling: role-performance
- Role Theory Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Word origin of “role” and “performance” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- role conflict
- role distancing
- role expectation
- role reversal
- role taking
- role theory
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “role performance.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved July 27, 2021 (https://sociologydictionary.org/role-performance/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
role performance. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/role-performance/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “role performance.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed July 27, 2021. https://sociologydictionary.org/role-performance/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“role performance.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 27 Jul. 2021. <https://sociologydictionary.org/role-performance/>.