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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. face-work
  2. cognitive theory of development
  3. socialization
  4. significant other
  5. Mead's stages of self
  1. a the efforts people make to maintain the proper image and avoid public embarrassment
  2. b lifelong process in which people learn attitudes, values, and behaviors appropriate for members of a particular culture
  3. c the theory that children's thought progresses through four stages of development
  4. d preparatory stage, play stage, game stage
  5. e those individuals who are most important in the development of self

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a research orientation in which sociologists and other social scientists look closely at the social factors that influence people throughout their lives, from birth to death
  2. a distinct identity that sets us apart from others
  3. a ritual marking the symbolic transition from one social position to another
  4. Cooley's phrase to emphasize that the self is the product of our social interactions
  5. perspective of social interactions that people are performers in action

5 True/False questions

  1. anticipatory socializationthe process of discarding former behavior patters and accepting new ones as part of a transition in one's life


  2. total institutionan 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


  3. personalitya person's typical pattern of attitudes, needs, characteristics, and behavior


  4. sandwich generationthe generation of adults who simultaneously try to meet the competing needs of their parents and their children


  5. role takingthe process of mentally assuming the perspective of another and responding from that imagined viewpoint