lecture2socialself - SocialPsychology:TheSocial Self...

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Social Psychology: The Social  Self (Your) Self is a thing – both to you and others (Your) Self is also a Process (hmm, what does that mean?)
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Self is a process: allows for change and continuity (hmm, how does  it do this??)
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Intuitive It and it’s qualities? ? Causal status  It  you do 
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Unity (you have a self/everyone has a self) It can be known – it’s a thing you can  reflect on It’s a distinctly human characterisitic (?) Self shame?
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Origins -social interaction Culture Collectivist and individualistic cultures  Estern                                    western Relationship                            self/achievement Interdependent and independt shelves   Classic Views of the self -sociology(symbolic interactionists) & Psych -Mead/James
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James (1890)   3 parts to the self 1) Empirical Self (“as known”)      social self                                                                                                                
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2) Pure Ego (“as knower”)     we are never satisified. We always try to get more informaiton  about our self. 3) Spiritual Self      abstract self.  Contemporary Views Range of terms,  self- ……. Range of theories, e.g. …. Higgins’ Self Discrepancy Theory  Focused on the Empirical Self 2 dimensions
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                    actual (“self concept”)  a)Domain                          ideal          (standards for self)                        ought (Ideals… hopes , aspirations, oughts-duties, obligations)                      own   (views of the characteristics you actually/ideally
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