8b - stages to illustrate how we develop an identity. This...

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Self-Presentation: A  Dramaturgical Approach What impression of us do we want others to have? What role do we want to play Impression Management . At any time – a person may be an actor giving a performance Or may be an audience member to another person’s performance
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Elements of Deviant Identity 2200 Self-Identity 2200 Subculture 2200 Primary vs. Secondary Deviance 2200 Public Definition – spoiled identity one with a damaged reputation.
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Dynamics of Exclusion 2200 Ostracizing someone from their social group because of the identity of the individual 2200 The more people start to treat the individual as deviant the more likely it is they will internalize the label and regard themselves as deviant. 2200 Because we all relate to different groups and individuals, we often have many different “identities” by which we present ourselves.
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Example of Identity Building Research on “Becoming bisexual” used
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Unformatted text preview: stages to illustrate how we develop an identity. This same process can be applied to many different forms of identity development such as nerd, jock, prostitute, drug dealer. The process of building an identity Process (average--6 years): Not simple social learning 1. 1st define away behavior--a phase 2. Guilt 3. Ambiguity--did it but not a deviant: no role acceptance, doing vs. being. 4. Suspect that may be actually "a deviant person". More of the Process 5. Persistence of desire for the behavior or lack of adherence to social norms. 6. Failure to explain away the behavior 7. Meaningful experience associated with the behavior 8. Significant other response : defines for the individual Final Stages of the Process 9. Realization of normalcy of others 10. Pride in behavior 11. Synthesis - accepting the behavior as part of a new identity...
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