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Socialization and Education

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University of Toronto St. George
Adam Green

Topic 2- Socialization and Education (Week 2 Lecture + NS chp 12 + SQ chp 4) Socialization: the process of learning culture and becoming aware of yourself as you interact with others; Education: a process of socialization whereby knowledge and cultural know-how is transmitted. z e.g.1 J Oxana: the feral child in France Question: -- What makes us human? -- Are we products of our genes or spirit? z Sociobiology Biological Psychology: The role of biology, or genes, not only count for physical capacities, also count for specific social practices and behaviors. ( i.e., potential for crimes) z Logic of Sociobiology -- Identify a supposed universal form of human behavior; -- Make up a story about why this behavior increases survival chances; -- Assert that behavior in question cannot be changed; z e.g.2 J Sexual faithfulness Sociobiologists assert that: Men are less sexually faithful to their partners than women because of biological differences between sexes. Z]}Lo9 }]L2 } ]L[Z }o]}L Z} ~^o]Z 27 ]L } } Z] L compete with other species, one has to increase hisher reproduction, thus increasing the survival chances. Because of the differences between males and feKoZ[
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