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Sociology 17 - Sociology From Macro to Micro Socialization a process in which people learn the attitudes values and behaviors appropriate for

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11/8/2011 Sociology From Macro to Micro: Socialization- a process in which people learn the attitudes, values and behaviors appropriate for members of a particular culture - Primary – home and family - Anticipatory- anticipates challenges you will face in the future - Secondary- once you leave home (school, work) Symbolic Interactionism (George Herbert Mead)- A theoretical perspective, emphasizes the role of symbols and language as core elements of all human interaction The Self: - A distinct identity that sets us part form other, develops and changes throughout our life - The Looking Glass Self- Children develop a self- image that reflects how others respond to them. The interaction with parents is important with the formation on self image cause it’s the earliest form of interaction Socialization and the emergence of Self (Mead) Stages of development 1) The imitation stage- copying what others are doing 2) The play stage- Children become more aware of there social relationships. They
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course SOCY 100 taught by Professor Laureau during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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Sociology 17 - Sociology From Macro to Micro Socialization a process in which people learn the attitudes values and behaviors appropriate for

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