Developmental Psych 11 19 09

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Socialization and Families What is social development? o Personality o Self-concept and self-worth o Cultural norms and values o Relationships o Social and communication skills o Social understanding and reasoning Sources of social development o Family o Peers o Schools o Media o Culture o Child characteristics and behavior Socialization and Families o First socialization influence Most important in child’s life Most intense feelings Universal o Primary in childhood Acceptance Guidance Role models Opportunities for development and growth o Enduring What is a family? Historical changes in the family o Family structure:1940-1990 Two parent farm family decrease Non-farm family/father breadwinner decrease Dual earner, non-farm, and one parent family increase Single-parent Families o 50% of children now spend a portion of childhood in a single-parent home 23% of European American families 37% of Latino families
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course PSY 310 taught by Professor Strauss during the Fall '10 term at Pittsburgh.

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