What is reality - What is reality i Social construction of...

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What is reality? i. Social construction of Reality a. Definition: the process through which facts, knowledge, and truth are discovered, made known, reaffirmed, and altered by members of society. b. Examples I. Breadwinner family (father works, mother doesn’t. II. Alskdfj ii. Aspects of the Social construction a. Default Categorization I. Definition: assumptions based on our prior experiences and knowledge of circumstances that allow us to avoid spending the time necessary to consider every possibility. II. Coming out as straight? We don’t do it because we just assume it’s the norm III. Critique – health care in the U.S. b. Language I. Colors of the rainbow 1. In different cultures, there are only a few names for all colors. a. English - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple b. Shona - cipsuka, cicema, citema, cipsuka c. Bassa – hui ziza II. Lineage 1. Paternal side c. Social Identity
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I. Sense of Self as a Social Product II. Looking Glass Self (Mead): WE use the actions of others towards us as
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