syg2003 - 1/12/2011 Chapter 3: Society: Interactions Groups...

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1/12/2011 1 Chapter 3: Society: Interactions Groups and Organizations Society: Putting Things in Context Structured Social Interactions contextualizing society organized and social institutions bounded by space same shared cultural identity construction social structure contextualizing society organized collection of individuals and social institutions bounded by space same political authority shared cultural expectations/values The Social Construction of Reality social interaction Cooley and the Looking-Glass Self imagine how we appear conclusions/reactions of others develop self identity
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1/12/2011 2 The Social Construction of Reality We imagine how we appear to others. We draw conclusions based on the reactions of others. We develop our sense of personal identity Are our conclusions always accurate? The Social Construction of Reality “I” and “me” (Mead) Goffman and the “Dramaturgical” Self
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Joos during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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