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The tragic case of anna the isolated girl studied by kingsley davis shows that

w/o social experience a child is incapable of thought or meaningful action

what concept refers to the lifelong social experience by which human beengs develop theire potential and learn culture


when sociologist discuss the nature nurtue debate they claim that

nature and nurture have equal importance

the harlow experiments to discover the effects of social isolation on rhesus monkeys showed that

monkeys isolated for 6 months were fearful of their own kind

if you were to put together the lesson learned from the cases of anna isabelle and genie you would correctly conclude that

social experience plays a crucial part in forming human personality

our basic drives or needs as humans are reflected in frueds concept of


in freuds model which element of the personality reps a persons efforts to balance the demands of society and innate pleaser seeking drives


in freuds model whate reps the presence of culture within the individual


jean piagets focus was on

cognition: how people think and understand

according to piaget in what stage of human development do individuals experience the world only through sensory contact


piaget cakked the level of development at which individuals first use language and other cultural symbols the___ stage


the focus of lawrenece kohlbergs research was

moral reasoning

mead considered the self to be

that part of an individuals personality composed of self awareness and self image

mead pleaced the origin of the self in

social experience

according to mead social experiecne involves

the exchange of symbols

when cooley used the concept of looking glass self he meant to say that

people see themselves and they think others see them

according to med children learn to take the role of the other pas they model themselves on imp people in theire lives such as parents, mead refered to these people as

significant others

mead considered the generalized other to be

widespread cultural norms and values people take as their own

which of the following statements comes closest to describing erik h eriksons view of socialization

personality develops over the entire life course in patterned stages

critics of eriksons theory of personaltiy development point out that

not everyone confronts the stages in the xact order given by erikson. failing to meet the chalenge of one stage of development may not mean failign at later challenges.this process may unfold differently in other times and places

thnkng bout how patters of child-rearing vary by class, lower-class parents usally stress___ while well to do parents typically stress ___


the special contribution of schooling to the socialization process includes

exposing the child to a bureaucratic setting

in historical perspective the power of the mass media in the socialation process has i

increased over time

on avg a us household has at least one televison turned on for

7 hours a day

what is the term sociologist give to category of people with common characteristic, usually their age


which of the followin concepts refers to a setting where a staff tries to radically change someones personality through carefully controlling the environemtn

a total instituion

according to goffman the goal of a total instituion is

to radically alter a persons personality or behavior

which is not correct about total inst

staff members encourage individual growth and creativity

what best sums up goffmans idea of the resocialization process

erode an old identity then build up a new identity

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