Example: A student through expected to come to class prepared did not complete the assigned readings and turns in an assignment late.
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- Plural: role performances
- The terms role performance and social role performance are used interchangeably in a sociological context.
- In contrast to role performance, role expectation is the way a role ought to be performed as determined by a group or society.
- Variant form: role-performance
- Role performance used in a sentence: My role performance as a student was not at a high enough level and I failed the course.
- 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 segregation
- role set
- role strain
- role taking
- role theory
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How to Cite the Definition of Role Performance
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “role performance.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 22, 2019 (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 March 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/role-performance/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“role performance.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 22 Mar. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/role-performance/>.