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Glossary Chapter 4 adult socialization The process by which adults learn new statuses and roles. adult socialization continues throughout the adult years. attachment disorder a disorder in which children are unable to trust people and form relationships with others. Ego In Freudian theory, one of the three separately functioning parts of the self. The ego tries to mediate in the conflict between the id and the superego and to find socially acceptable ways for the id’s drives to be expressed. This part of the self constantly evaluates social realities and looks for ways to adjust to them. Game stage according to George Herbert Mead, the stage in the development of the self when the child learns that there are rules that specify the proper and correct relationship among the players. Generalized others The viewpoints, attitudes, and expectations of society as a whole or of a general community of people that we are aware of and who are important to us. Genes The set of inherited units of biological material with which each individual is born.
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