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Lecture 3

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Malcolm Mac Kinnon

Socialization Socialization – is the learning of knowledge, skills, motivations & identities as our genetic potential interacts w/ our social env’t - how culture is transmitted & acquired - social determinism – important social facts in making human beings - social forces shape the way we act, feel - social programming - begins at birth and continues through life - shaped by where you are The Self & Socialization - in the course of socialization, one develops a self awareness of ideas & attitudes about one’s personal & social identity - among the important early theorists who analyzed the development of the self are Freud, Piaget, Cooley & Mead Patterns of Socialization - include language, values, responsibilities, social class Socialization & biology - cultures determines your diet - aspect of socialization - primary socialization begins with birth - is critical for the production of a well balanced, emotionally stable individual in adult life - primary is more important than secondary - secondary socialization is when there are diff influences in a child’s life - children are exposed to kiddie culture Agents of socialization - significant others - great influence on you - family, school, peer groups & mass media - peer groups – most important social influence in your life - coca colonization – American popu
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