Sociology Lecture Notes - September 20, 2006

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Sociology Lecture Notes September 20, 2006 Agents of Socialization (people and groups that influence our orientations to life) The Family Neighborhood Religion Day care Schools Peer groups Sports Mass media Workplace Re-socialization o Learning new norms, attitudes and behaviors Erving Goffman- The total institution – a place where people are cut off form the
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Unformatted text preview: rest of society and almost totally controlled by the officials who run the institution The degradation ceremony (Harold Garfinkel) – an attempt to remake the person by stripping away an individual’s self identity and “remaking the self” Voluntary Involuntary...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Thompson during the Fall '06 term at Kentucky.

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