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Unformatted text preview: Social reality is negotiated o The self via role taking / I, me, generalized other I is spontaneous, unique Me is socially controlled Generalized other : society • Norms are internalized o The social act Impulse • Comes from the “I” Perception • Recognition of various others: think about consequences • Society becomes relevant Manipulation • Think about alternatives Consumption • Final action o Social interaction – the triadic relationship Initial question Adjustive response Response to response o Meanings emerge through interaction – nothing has inherent meaning o Differential association: views differ depending on who you associate with o Secondary deviance: labeling • Trends o More recent, individualism becomes central o Earlier – society is made for us. o Later – we make society (Mead) o Ecological issues o Boundary issues o...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course SOCY 3001 taught by Professor Hoekstra,a during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.
- Spring '08