Theories of Socialization

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Theories of Socialization Psychological Development Sigmund Freud: Self= Personality = ID+ Ego+ Superego Inner drives (ID) are biologically rooted and in conflict with social components of self (ego and superego) Id <----- Ego --- Superego Conflicts between self parts are to be resolved during childhood. Otherwise, problems arise later on. Erik Erikson : Self=Eight Stages of Man There are conflicts at different times of life that have to be resolved. These are in relation to different agents of socialization i.e. family, peers, schools, work. For instance, adolescents and young adults face the challenges of self –family identity and intimacy-isolation relations. Failure to resolve the challenges bring about problems later on. Social Development G. H. Mead : Self= I + Me The self is rooted in society rather than on biological instincts. Lack of interaction inhibits or disables human development. There is a harmonious process between individual and social identity. The I is unique, subjective,
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