Socialization - among various individuals and various...

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Socialization The Sociological view of socialization cannot be attributed to any single individual but rather has been developed as a result of the work of many. Some of the more important individuals who have contributed to the sociological view are; Charles H. Cooley, Emile Durkheim, Goerge Herbert Mead, Jean Piaget, and many others. Instincts A genetically transmitted, complex behavorial pattern which occurs through out an entire species. Example: The Migration behavior of Mornach butterflies Drives An internal (not learned) force or compulsion which motivates individuals to engage in behaviors which will reduce the need generated by the drive. A drive will result in a rather generalized behavior and the exact behaviorialresponse to the drive will vary considerably
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Unformatted text preview: among various individuals and various indivuals and various cultures Examples: Sex and Hunger Human Beings do not have instincts. Socialization The process through which the individual acquires culture, (knowledge, value, etc.). The socialization process is the way through which an individual learns as a result of interaction w/ the environment. Deliberate Socialization Refers to the socialization process when there exists a deliberate and purposeful intent to convey values, attitudes, knowledge, skill, etc. (culture). Examples of Deliberate Socialization a) School situation b) Parents telling a child to always say "please."...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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