this all should be answered by this book David Rohall, Melissa Milkie, Jeffrey Lucas. 2014. Social Psychology: Sociological Perspectives. Third Edition. Pearson Publishing Company.
And this is for a sociology class
General guidelines for answering the question: the question should be answered in an essay format. Use relevant concepts, and arguments in your explanation(s).
1. Peggy’s best friend, Janis, recently got promoted to a management position in the company where they both work. The new job is associated with more pay and prestige. Peggy notices that Janis is spending more of her time with her friends in management. Over dinner, Janis confides in Peggy that she is perturbed by the poor behavior of her former colleagues, that they have bad attitudes on the job, and that she doesn’t know how to handle them now that she is their supevisor. Peggy and Janis continue to be friends but they don’t interact as much at work any more.
Drawing on your reading from chapter 1 and class lectures answer the following questions in an essay format: a) Explain what level of analysis does this vignette reflect? why? b) which social-psychological perspective best explains Janis’ change in attitude and behavior after getting promoted to a management position? discuss thoroughly the perpective c) which elements of the sociological tool box can help us understand Janis’ behavior? d) Can you think of a similar example in your own lives of people who have power over your lives? Use relevant theories and concepts to explain their behavior and yours