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Symbolic Interactionism This is an introduction to Symbolic Interactionism as described through Barry McClinchey's Second Lecture.

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 101
Professor
Barry Mc Clinchey
Semester
Winter

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Symbolic Interactionism “People act toward things based on the meaning those things have for them; and these meanings are derived form social interaction and modified through interpretation” (Blumer) People make their own society as a group.  Highlight the ways in which meanings are created, constructed, mediated and changed by members of a group or society. Max Weber Verstehen: A deep understanding and interpretation of subjective social meanings. George Herbert Mead Mind Self And Society (1934)  The social organism is not an organic individual but a social group of individual organisms.  Human mind results from the individual’s ability to respond and engage with the environment.  I, The element of the self that is spontaneous creative, impulsive and at ti
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