Socl 2001 notes 1-25-2012

Socl 2001 notes - Socl 2001 Notes for Wednesday Socialization being"socialized into a culture through learning norms values beliefs symbols

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Socl 2001 Notes for Wednesday 1-25-12 Socialization – being “socialized” into a culture through learning norms, values, beliefs, symbols, language of that culture. Socialization starts before birth -when parents determine the baby’s sex -norms and expectations of your culture start before you are born. Blue for boys, pink for girls. Gender differences are one of the first things we are taught. Now consider the individual’s role in socialization: steps: -realize you’re an individual -realize you have relationships with other individuals -learn how to communicate -understand socialization process -understand expectations in your society -learn how to communicate with others -“be a member of society” During childhood, you are taught most of the expectations of your culture. George Herbert Mead: the Social Self -said “the self is a product of social experience” Without social interaction, no personality will engage as a human gets older. -this is seen in cases of isolated, neglected children, who tend to grow up without any
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course SOCL 2001 taught by Professor Mecom during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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Socl 2001 notes - Socl 2001 Notes for Wednesday Socialization being"socialized into a culture through learning norms values beliefs symbols

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