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Unformatted text preview: community-“I”s are unique (a joke can make some laugh, offend some, confuse some, etc.) “Me”- feeling out the general attitude/feel of a place (but you think about it in the “I”) Anomie-societal normlessness Selves- ego Mead pulled society into selves Individuals (generally or specifically) have the ability to transform the social environment around them -Ex. Through the “I” you think about a smell that you know is a harmful chemical. You think about what it could do to people and go and tell a cop that something bad could happen. (you just changed the social environment since if you hadn’t said something, people could have been hurt) Quote on pg. 220 “fundamental attitudes….” -if someone goes too far, people throw little punches to bring them back in (a form of social control) Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course SOCI 230 taught by Professor Mestrovic during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08