SOC 200 part 1 ch 4
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SOC 200 part 1 ch 4
SOC 200 03
vocab and some other info
the ongoing discussion of the respective roles of genetics and socialization in determining individual behaviors and traits
nature vs nurture debate
the process of learning and internalizing the values, beliefs, and norms of our social group, but which we become functioning members of society
two main goals that socialization accomplishes?
teaches members the skills necessary to satisfy basic human needs and to defend themselves against danger
socialization teaches individuals the norms, values, and beliefs associated with their culture and provides ways to ensure that members adhere to their shared way of life
feral children are also known as
children who have grown up in the wild
in myths and rare real world cases, children who have had little human contact and may have lived in the wild from a young age
the first stage in mead's theory of the development of self where in children mimic or imitate others
the second stage in Mead's theory of the development of self where in children pretend to play the role of a particular or significant other
the perspectives and expectations of a particular role that a child learns and internalizes
particular or significant other
the third stage in Mead's theory of the development of self wherein children play organized games and take on the perspective of the generalized other
the perspectives and expectations of a network of others (or of society in general) that a child learns and then takes into account when shaping his or her own behavior
the belief that we experience the self as both subject and object, the "I" and the "me"
dual nature of the self
classic formulation of the way individuals define situations, whereby "if people define situations as real, they are real in their consequences"
an agreement with others about "what is going on" in a given circumstance. this consensus allows us to coordinate our actions with those of others and realize goals
definition of the situation
small actions such as an eye roll or head nod that serve as an interactional tool to help project our definition of the situation
expressions of behavior
expressions that are intentional and usually verbal, such as utterances
observable expressions that can be either intended or unintended and are usually nonverbal
expressions given off
the effort to control the impressions we make on others so that they form a desired view of us and the situation; the use of self presentation and performance tactics
an approach pioneered by erving goffman in which social life is analyzed in terms of its similarities to theatrical performance
the expressive equipment we consciously or unconsciously use as we present ourselves to others, including appearance and manner, to help establish the definition of the situation
in the dramaturgical perspective, the context or setting in which the performance takes place
goffman's central idea?
according to _____, the development of the self unfolds in several stages
order of Mead's stages?
jungle book is an example of ?
a feral child
boy raised in jungle
raw, primal instincts
devil on your shoulder
angel on your shoulder
society's messages or cultury via family
came up with the looking glass self theory
believes others are important in development of self along with cooley
George Herbert mead