A subculture that rejects conventional norms and

This preview shows page 6 - 8 out of 13 pages.

A subculture that rejects conventional norms and values and adopts alternative ones Cultural Literacy – A solid knowledge of the traditional culture, which contains the building blocks of all communication and learning Chapter 11: Families and Socialization Family – Any social unit, or set of social relations, that does what families are popularly imagined to do, by whatever means it does so Talcott Parsons and Robert Bale’s Functional Analysis – Views the family’s division of labour as the key to its success; husband is the instrumental breadwinner, decision-maker, and source of authority and leadership, wife is the expressive homemaker, nurturer, and emotional centre Social Integration – An outcome of internalized behavioural expectations that characterizes the ideal society Looking-Glass Self – Sense of awareness that causes us to imagine how we appear to others and react accordingly I – One’s spontaneous, creative, and unique self Me – The self one develops for social purposes by internalizing societal norms and values Generalized Other – An individual’s notion of the attitudes and expectations of society at large Nuclear Family – A group that usually consists of a father, a mother, and their children living in the same dwelling; such a family comprises no more than three relationships: between spouses, between parents and children, and between siblings Extended Family – Multiple generations of relatives living together or several adult siblings with their spouses and children who share a dwelling and resources; more than three kinds of relationships may be present Modified Extended Family – An extended family whose members do not share a dwelling, but live within reach of and heavily rely on one another Census Family – A household that includes two spouses – opposite or same-sex, married or cohabiting (if they have lived together for longer than one year) – with or without never-married children, or a single parent with one or more never-married children Features of the Family – Dependency and intimacy, sexuality, protection, power, and violence Socialization – The lifelong social learning a person undergoes to become a capable member of society, through social interaction with others and in response to social pressures or the manufacture of new citizens Primary Socialization – Learning that takes place in the early years of a person’s life that is crucial to the formation of an individual’s personality
SOC103 Glossary Secondary Socialization – Learning that occurs after childhood, usually involving learning specific roles, norms, attitudes, or beliefs, and sometimes involving self-imposed learning Anticipatory Socialization – Learning about and preparing for future roles, built on accumulated learning Resocialization – Learning within social institutions aimed at retraining or reprogramming people Total Institutions –

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture