George Herbert Meat

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George Herbert Meat “I” (one’s sense of agency, action, or power) “Me” (the self as perceived as an object by the “I”) Self (the individual identity of a person as perceived by that same  person) Stages in formation of the self: Imitations Copy the actions of those around them Don’t have conception of the self, that they are outside of or  different from others Up to age 2 The other Play stage Significant others Start acting as other people (playing house) Imagining social world through the eyes of another Game stage The Generalized Other (an internalized sense of the total  expectations of others in a variety of settings – regardless of  whether we’ve encountered those people or places before) o Regardless if people are around you, you incorporate norms  and know what is right and wrong, don’t need someone 
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mindyromero during the Summer '06 term at UC Davis.

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