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Unformatted text preview: -Example: personal relationship choices-Limits: equity in relationships Cognitive Theory-Assumption: people act based no how they think about the social world-Key concepts: attitudes, beliefs, cognitive consistency-Example: attitude consistency in relationships-Limits: irrational beliefs also important o Depression Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy-Getting rid of irrational beliefs o Avoiding conflict o Being liked by everyone o Avoiding failure o Being perfect Symbolic Interaction Theory-Assumptions: how do we know ourselves? Self knowledge arises out of social interaction-Concepts: Identity, Looking Glass Self; the reactions of others-Example: research on bi-cultural socialization o Family, school, and community o Measuring ethnic identity...
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 105 taught by Professor Richardtessler during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '08