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Unformatted text preview: Looking Glass Self (Charles H. Cooley)-We develop a concept of self based on our perception of how other people view us o Not everybodys opinion carries equal weight Reference groups comprised of people we think are important o That perception may be accurate or inaccurate Taking the Role of the Other (George Herbert Mead)-To be able to understand why people do the things they do, we have to be able to mentally put ourselves into the other persons situation...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Summer '08
- Symbolic Interactionism