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3/26 Berger (worked at rutgers) and luckmann p. 119 We create society, society creates individuals Society vs. Unsuccessful civilization Society best understood as “an ongoing dialectical process composed of the 3 moments of (Major themes:) externalization, objectivation and then internalization Dialectic: (could be society) Thesis antithesis (could be individual ideals) (conflict) and create a new thesis, or synthesis Externalization- is taking a quirk or preference of yours and putting it into action Reification- taking something of human creation and giving it power as if its something we have no control over Knowing how americans view race when foreign and in their country Major theme: Primary and secondary socialization- Primary: first socialization any individual undergoes during childhood through which he/she first becomes a member of society. Lays foundation for anything subsequent that is learned Secondary: any subsequent process that inducts an already socialized into new sectors of his/ her “objective” world. To navigate specific social subworlds
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course SOC 283 taught by Professor Singleton during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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