DIFFUSE-STATUS CHARACTERISTICS

Qualitites a person sees in others when estimating their value socially, ability and relative competency. See expectation states theory- status generalisation.

DIFFUSE-STATUS CHARACTERISTICS: "Diffuse status characteristics include age, ethnicity and sex."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DIFFUSE-STATUS CHARACTERISTICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/diffuse-status-characteristics/ (accessed November 15, 2020).
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