“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.
Verstehen: A deep understanding and interpretation of subjective social
George Herbert Mead
Mind Self And Society (1934)
The social organism is not an organic individual but a social group of
Human mind results from the individual’s ability to respond and engage with
I, The element of the self that is spontaneous creative, impulsive and at ti