Socialization Lecture

Socialization Lecture - Socialization9/15 16/09/201009:49:00

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Socialization 9/15 16/09/2010 09:49:00 Socialization definition:      the process by which a person develops a sense of  personal identity, and learns the culture of a particular group or society First start to break it down, by starting with self-identity Self-Identity (self image, personal identity) Where does this come from? Where does this perception derive? o Personality Defined as the emotional and interactive qualities of our  behavior Are we more emotional or more restrained? More outgoing or more inward? What makes us, us? o Self-esteem – Charles Horton Cooley (1864-1929) and the Looking   Glass Theory  – “ I am what I think you think I am Self esteem: how you value yourself Do we see ourselves in a positive/negative light? Self esteem is constantly changing throughout our lives Cooley says: our self esteem is determined by how we THINK  other perceive us (so true.) Self esteem is subjective, based on your perception of others  actions towards you (someone could be rude to you, and you 
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Socialization Lecture - Socialization9/15 16/09/201009:49:00

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