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5 Matching questions

  1. generalized other
  2. significant other
  3. life course approach
  4. self
  5. resocialization
  1. a 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. b a distinct identity that sets us apart from others
  3. c the process of discarding former behavior patters and accepting new ones as part of a transition in one's life
  4. d the attitudes, viewpoints, and expectations of a society as a whole that a child takes into account in his or her behavior
  5. e those individuals who are most important in the development of self

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a stressful period of self-evaluation that begins at about age 40
  2. individual learns to slant his or her presentation of the self in order to create distinctive appearances and satisfy particular audiences
  3. expectations regarding the proper behavior, attitudes, and activities of males and females
  4. an aspect of the socialization process within some total institutions, in which people are subjected to humiliating rituals
  5. a ritual marking the symbolic transition from one social position to another

5 True/False questions

  1. 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

          

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

          

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

          

  4. face-workthe efforts people make to maintain the proper image and avoid public embarrassment

          

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