L4_soc2 - Lecture3cont. 21:06...

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21:06 Learning to take the role of the “generalized other” Imitation (0-3 yrs of age) o When child mimics or copies the gestures, movements, or actions of  another person Play (3-6 yrs of age) o When a child deliberately takes the role of another person that he or she  observes in society Game (6+) o When a child is ready to take the role of everyone else involved in a  particular social situation o The different roles must have a definite relationship to each other The “I” The creative, impulsive part of the self The part that takes action A doer The “me” Part of self that steps in and evaluates one’s own behavior Involves the internalization of society; an accumulated understanding of the  generalized other The self involves 3 capacities Capacity to confer meaning Capacity for reflexivity ( to evaluate oneself) Capacity to imaginative and sympathetic
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course SOC 2 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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