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18 Cards in this Set

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anticipatory socialization
processses of socialization in which a person "rehearses' for future positions, occupations, adn social relationships
Cognitive theory of development
Jean Piaget's theory that children's thought progresses through four stages of development
Degradation ceremony
An aspect of the socialization process within some total institutions, in which peole are subjted to humiliating rituals.
Dramaturgical approach
A view of social interaction in which people are seen as theatrical performers
he efforts people make to maintain the proper image adn avoid public embarrassment
Gender role
Expetations regarding the rper behavior, attitudes, and activities of a male or female
Generalized other
Th attitudes,viewoints, and expectations of society as a whole that a child takes into account in his or her behavior
Impression management
The altering of the presentation fo the sel in order to create distinctive appearances adn satisfy particular audiences.
Looking-glass self
A concept that empasizes the self as the product of our social interactions with others.
A person's typical patterns of attitudes, needs, characteristics, adn behavior
The process of discarding former behavior patterns and accepting new ones as part of a transition i one's life
Rite of passage
A ritual marking the symbolic transition from one social position to another.
Role taking
The process of mentally assuming the perspective of another and responding from that imagined viewoint.
A distinct identity that sets us apart from others.
Significant other
An individual who is most important in the devlopment of the self, such as a partent, friend, or teacher.
The lifelong process in which people learn the attitudes, values, and behaviors appropriate for members of a particular culture.
A gesture, object, r word that forms the basis of han communication.
Total insitution
An institution that regulates all aspects of a person's life under a single authority, such as a prison, the military, a mental hospital, or a convent.