In other words social constructs may be artifacts but

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: their consequences. In other words, social constructs may be artifacts, but they have real consequences • E.g., Self-fulfilling prophecy Self- iClicker iClicker Question - Which of the following is NOT a social construct? A. A certain person’s physical attractiveness B. The criminality of a certain act B. C. The value of a certain painting C. D. The speed of a certain runner D. Role Role Theory - Social role: A status or position within society (e.g., “parent,” “student”) that has a bundle of responsibilities and expectations attached to it - Role socialization: The process through which you internalize The the the norms and behaviors that will be expected of you as an occupant occupant of a certain social position or role - Role model: A person who occupies a role that you may wish to person occupy, and whose behavior you emulate accordingly Agents Agents of Socializati...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online