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SOC 302 Lecture 4 Notes

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SOC 302 Lecture 4 Notes Soc 302

Cassidy Schap
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Intro to the study of society
Tetyana Pudrovska

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Cassidy Schap on Wednesday September 30, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Soc 302 at University of Texas at Austin taught by Tetyana Pudrovska in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 9 views. For similar materials see Intro to the study of society in Sociology at University of Texas at Austin.


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Date Created: 09/30/15
Lecture 4 Summary Socialization and the Life Course Socialization is the process through which a child becomes a selfaware knowledgeable person skilled in the ways of the culture in which he or she was born Social reproduction is the process through which societies have structural continuity over time Agents of Socialization 0 Family I Nuclear families I Extended families 0 Schools I Formal socialization through formal curriculum and more subtle socialization punctuality selfcontrol cooperation etc 0 Peers I Peer relations have signi cant effects on us from early life to old age Social roles Socially defmed expectations that a person in a given social position follows Identity People s understanding about who they are and what is meaningful to them 0 Social identity I Characteristics that other people attribute to us 0 Selfidentity I The process of selfdevelopment through which we formulate a unique sense of ourselves and our relationships to the world around us Life Course The course of an entire person39s life in the social context Five major stages of the life course 0 Childhood o Adolescence 0 Young adulthood 0 Middle age 0 Old age Childhood o The concept of childhood emerged only over the past couple of centuries 0 Until the early 20th century in the US and most other Western countries children started working at a very young age 0 Modern societies are childcentered with emphasis on the quality of children Adolescence o In the US and Western societies teenagers are in between childhood and adulthood Young adulthood o A stage of exploration before individuals settle on a permanent job spouse and home 0 People in their 20s are taking time to travel to explore different careers and to date and live with several romantic partners before getting married 0 The importance of this postponement of full adulthood will grow given the extended period of education many people now undergo 0 Reasons for delayed transition to adulthood I Changing cultural norms I Changing economy 0 Working Class Growing Pains


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