jan 31 - The soft underbelly of self: the self part II: the...

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The soft underbelly of self: the self part II: the revenge Reality Level 5: the “Real” You test What’s the basic problem with the “Real” You test? - People tend to not say negative things about themselves - Who you think you are is what other people think you are  Identity: who you think you are? - Physical, social, reflexive, oceanic - Most people score predominatly in one category - This “twenty statements” test has been given to people regularly since the 1950s - In the 70s and 80 there was a progressive shift in responses from primarily social  to predominatly reflexive. Zucher identifies this transition as a postmodern  Agents of Socialization - Family o Parenting, siblings, ext. family “Family Values” Debate  Import of the family - School o Teachers, administrators, institution Pledge of allegiance, hidden curriculum (things other than  academic), tracking (being told what to do later as career)
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course SOC 2 taught by Professor Jones during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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