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Unformatted text preview: THINGS THAT AFFECT YOUR ROLE: Role rigidity- when a role takes over identity Example: you can’t take yourself out of a role Looking glass self- the self that comes to us from others (if you get positive feedback, you’ll probably continue that role) Social comparison theory- we compare ourselves to others to see where we rate We compare ourselves to people who we consider our peers. Our commitment to the role. (ex. Friend, girlfriend, student) Self perception theory- we learn who we are through self observation The rewards (what are we getting out of playing this role) Gender, culture...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course CMST 1061 taught by Professor Hebert during the Fall '08 term at LSU.
- Fall '08