Granfield - Granfield Making It By Faking It(Occupational...

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Granfield, “Making It By Faking It” (Occupational Socialization) Socialization refers to the process of CULTURAL learning that involves internalizing a set of cultural values such that they are no longer foreign but become your own. Re-socialization occurs over the life course. Cultural capital and status boundaries Self concept and Social Stigma Discredited vs. discreditable stigmas Goffman’s stigma types: tribal, character, body Cultural outsiders “Hidden Injuries of Class” refers to psycho-social, interpersonal and emotional dynamics –how macro-sociological structures such as class and opportunity structure are experiences at a micro-sociological level. Class hierarchy expressed in terms of educational, income, and occupational difference (traditional measures of SES (socio-economic status) produces a (internal) “Crisis in competency”, class pride challenged, levels of stress elevated, identity beliefs Crisis leads members of stigmatized groups to adopt a series of interactional
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Rosenblaum during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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Granfield - Granfield Making It By Faking It(Occupational...

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