ANTH Identity - Socialization and Identity ANTH 102...

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Socialization and Identity ANTH 102 Understanding Other Cultures Fall 2006
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Socialization and Identity “If you aren’t your own reality, whose myth are you?” Sun-Ra
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Socialization and Identity What is “identity?” Identity = your learned sense of self that occurs within a cultural/historical context. Your identity is relational; that is, it is created in relation to other individuals and groups
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Socialization and Identity Ethnopsychology - the study of how different cultures shape personality, identity, and mental well being. History: 1930s development of Culture and Personality School How child-rearing practices affect personality Developing national personality profiles
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Socialization and Identity: Personality and Child Rearing Vast differences in male and female roles and personalities cross-culturally Mead 1930s Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies Nurture more important than nature in shaping gender roles
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Simmons during the Fall '06 term at South Carolina.

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