Soc Test 2 !

A given tendency system


things taht contribute to the person we become

factors in the development of personality

weak determinant of personality

biological inheritance

weak factor as well/ inheritance

physical environment

the culture we are born into has an impact as to how we will become


having interaction with one another in a group

group experience

we care about what people think of us

social self

looking glass self, we use others as a mirror


gerneralized other, model person made up of values from where u live


means alot to us and we worry what they think of us, spouse

significant other

Said we are born selfish and we care more about ourselves than anyone else


pool of selfish thoughts


made up of rules and regulations, what you can and cannot do


a given tendency


experience not everyone has

unique experience

how you were raised


why you are by biological things or how you were raised

nature nurture contorversy

in addition to family there are other agencies that assist to the family socialization

agents of socialization

Swiss child psychologist that studied mental developement


babies are able to move large muscles first


able to urse words befor they understand the meaning of them

language (preoperational)

begin to use the mind in our play

concrete operations

11-12 years old begin to use logic

abstract thinking

group memberships make us human

erikson (psychosocial domain)

your level of trust is determined in the first two years

trust vs mistrus

they want independance at 2 years old

autonomy vs shame and doubt

they want to be involved in family planning, can make them feel stupid if they say the wrong thing

initiative vs guilt

anyting you do can be criticized

industry vs inferiority

who am i???

identity vs identity confusion

Underestimate hwo fast people can get to these levels

Kohlberg (moral developement)

clean room gets reward and child learns concept

conformity brings rewards

child comes to understand there are good kids and bad

good child morality

you believe in rules and regulations and think they are important

sence of law and order

laws can be changed to benefit people

laws can be changed

went above and beyond-broke rules out of love-always does what is right-live life by moral wrongs and rights

internalize sense of justice and equality

made up of rules and regulations

social order

means and process by which we maintain social order

social control

do what the law says


pressure we put on one another to behave


you slow down when u see a cop


normlessness, person has to train own set of norms


behavior that is outside the norms of society


nobody knows about anything

primary deviance

deviance that is found out such as wife catches husband cheating

secondary deviance

tribble calls kid stupid, kids gang up and go against him

defines boundaries of acceptable behavior and unites those who are within the boundaries

rosa parks broke law but brought possitive change-breaking norm and bringing change

stimulus for change

diviant behavior can be explained by the physical appearance of the person

biological explanation of deviant behavior

deals with experiences that we had as a child and how it affects up later on

psychological deviant behavior

all behavior can be explained by looking at the social environment in which it occured

sociological explanation of deviant behavior

behavior occurs when one is unable to achieve legit goals

sturctural stress theory

lieing and cheating to fit in

cultural transmission theory

weakening of social bonds

social bond theory