Flashcards in Chapter 3 - Socialization Deck (18)
the social process whereby people undergo development by interacting with the people around them
Agents of Socialization
the individuals, groups and institutions that impart, and from which we acquire, the range of information required to interact effectively nad participate in society
Relationship to Religion
Exposure/Involvement in athletics and clubs
the crucial learning process that occurs in childhood and makes is members of society
the learning that occurs after people undergo development by interacting with the people around them
The process by which individuals learn to become feminine and masculine according to the expectations current in their society
The deliberate attempt to correct or instil particular values and behaviours in an individual or group.
involves beginning to take on the norms and behaviours of a role to aspire to but do not yet occupy
Life course sequencing
the sequence in which we see milestones. Today, it is disconinuous
developd the Looking glass self based on the interest of how ewe develop a sense of self
The Looking Glass Self
suggests that the gestures and reactions of others are a mirror in which we see ourselves, and explains why we can't learn about ourselves in isolation. We often modify our behaviour because we are aware of others around us interpreting our actions, and we are concerned about how others are applying negative judgements based on associations with the way they see us.
developed the theory of informed symbolic interactionism or 'taking the role of the other'
Taking the Role of the Other (informed symbolic interactionism)
involves anticipating in advance how others will see and react to you. The ability to interpret or understand another person's perspective.
Stages of informed symbolic interactionism
Imitative Stage of ISI
children 2 or under. Kids don’t know how to take the role of the other and are learning to recognize others as separate beings
Play Stage of ISI
learning how to take the roles of other people – learning to imagine how others are responding to them. However, they cant contextualize themselves: they cant completely understand what position they fit into in relation to the larger group (think of 3 year olds playing soccer)
Game Stage of ISI
the person has progressed and they understand their position in relational terms. (ex: can play as a team in soccer)
a conception of how people in general will respond in a situation. It is done by internalizing the values and beliefs of the larger society and explains why we get embarrassed in public around strangers.