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Unformatted text preview: construction of identity. ? Use at least one theorist and their theory (Cooley, Mead, Goffman, Freud, Jung, etc) and illustrate with examples. Self concept has three phrases. First, we imagine how we present ourselves to others, second, we imagine how others evaluate us, and third, we develop some sort of feelings about ourselves. Self concept/ is based on how we interact with others. Cooley (Self identity-looking glass) image that we hold in our mind, by the third stage we change the process. For example, an Asian student may react strongly to his or her peers stereotype and decides that the peers view the Asian student as being a know it all. d) Describe the &quot;four essential elements&quot; in the socialization process that are necessary for humans to learn appropriate roles as members of society. First, they must understand the laws of nature versus nurture, and then learn heredity versus the environment....
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, Cooley, internal socialization process