Socialization - adolescence, young adult, adult, older...

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Socialization, Self, and Human Behavior Socialization agents of socialization primary group secondary group reference group generalized other significant other the self the "looking-glass self" "I" and "me" symbolic interaction and the formation of the self socialization and phases of the life cycle advanced modern societies tend to have more life cycle phases; less developed societies tend to have fewer life cycle phases o United States: infancy, early childhood, school age,
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Unformatted text preview: adolescence, young adult, adult, older adult, elderly status o Mayan communities: infancy, child worker, espouse/adult, elderly Nature vs. Nurture Biological Determinism Social Darwinism (biological factors determine social rankings and survival; public assistance programs promote the survival of the unfit) Environmental Determinism Behaviorists (all human behavior is learned) Interaction between biology (genes) and environment...
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