The Self in the Total Institution

The Self in the Total Institution - Defilement Having to...

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The Self in the Total Institution Resocialization through a basements degradation and humiliation Barrier between subject of total institution and the rest of the world No allowance of privacy Denial or respect and dignity in interactions with others Ex. Your friend trips and you ignore it to avoid humiliating you friend Defilement of body and contaminative exposure Limited to only talk to people in the same institution as you
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Unformatted text preview: Defilement Having to clean up your own slop Outcomes Changes to his beliefs about himself and his significant others Subject becomes aware of the dependence of his self on the institutional arrangement Subject learns how appropriate he or she is for society Subject learns that the self is not a stable thing...
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2011 for the course SOCI 1101 taught by Professor Beck during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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