Socialization

Socialization - Socialization Case Study Hidden Children...

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Case Study:   Hidden Children Genie Strapped to a chair until age 13 No language Maturity of a one-year-old Anna and Isabelle Hidden in closets until age six Extremely retarded development Few human capabilities or responses
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Socialization A process of social interaction by which a  person acquires the knowledge, attitudes,  values, and behaviors essential for  effective participation in society How do the cases of isolated children  inform our understanding of the  socialization process?
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Nature and Nurture Nature and nurture traditionally have been  treated as competing sources of  explanation for human behavior; more  recent discussions have moved toward a  complementary understanding of their  function in human development Twin studies and the logic of nature- nurture inquiry Distinguishing between traits and  expression
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course SOC 2004 taught by Professor Graves during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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