Groups - Primary group = membership in friendship circles...

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Groups 14:55 Definitions Groups Primary groups Limited membership Intimate, personal interactions with “significant others” Relatively long-lasting relationships Meet socio-emotional needs Emotional support Companionship Influence self-identity Secondary groups Larger membership Impersonal interactions Goal-oriented relationships of limited duration Serve instrumental needs Completing specific tasks Meeting established goals In-group Membership Feeling of competitiveness or hostility “us”  Out-group Non-membership Feeling of competiveness or hostility “them”
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Group Boundaries formal informal Reference Groups strongly influence a person’s values, attitudes, and behaviors, regardless of actual  membership standard against which we evaluate ourselves  Examples Qualitative study of grade school cliques Secondary group = membership in the school
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Unformatted text preview: Primary group = membership in friendship circles Members identify each other as connected Hierarchal structure Domination by leaders Exclusive Focus on group activities Examples of in-group/out-group dynamics Techniques of inclusion Recruitment Application Friendship realignment Ingratiation Techniques of exclusion Out-group subjugation In-group subjugation Compliance Stigmatization Expulsion Reading 28. Dude, Youre a Fag? C.J. Pascoe Qualitative study of gender identity in high school The general use of fag is a generic insult of incompetence Also use/directed at boys for unmasculine behavior Generally not direct at homosexual peers Used to establish masculinity More often used by boys than girls Its different whits and blacks Doing Gender 14:55 14:55...
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