Week 4 Lecture notes
Week 4 Lecture notes SOCL 100
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Sociology Week 4 Notes Subculture group with norms values and beliefs that are distinguishable from those of the dominance culture or other subcultures Culture lag the gap that exists when nonmaterial culture changes more slowly than material culture Ex Getting a heart transplant was ungodly but now it s common 3 ways culture can change 1 Discovery understanding was increased 2 Invention create new culture 3 Diffusion elements crossing borders Socialization o Refers to the process by which people acquire the knowledge skills attitudes values and norms of the groups to which they belong which are necessary for social life 0 Life long process but early socialization is keycritical o Harlow studied monkeys that were isolated for 6 months then he put them with normal monkeys the monkeys did not develop normal sexual social emotional or material behavior 0 Spitz studied children who were reared into orphanages and children who were reared in tact homes Children reared in orphanages were physically socially and emotionally slowed in their development 0 Society makes us human o It is through human contact that we learn to be members of the human community TheseH 2 things typically written status they occupy personality characteristics and attributes they possess Cooley s looking glass self 0 Stated that interactions with others play an important role 0 The self is to some extent a social product 0 The society is a social mirror through which we see ourselves The looking glass self 1 We imagine how we appear to others 2 We interpret other s reactions 3 We develop a selfconcept Mead s role taking 0 How we develop the ability to take the role of the generalized other society Self According to mead he argues that the vital outcome of the socialization process is the ability to anticipate what others expect of us and shape our behavior accordingly 1 Imitation stage up to 3 years old gt Imitate people in their immediate environment 2 Play stage from 3 6 years old gt In this stage children begin to take the role of a specific other person gt They start to think about the world from the perspective of another person 3 Game stage 6 years old gt In this stage you have to take in account simultaneously your own behavior and the roles of other individuals I the creature subjective spontaneous part of self Me the objective socialized selfthat s aware of social norms