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A lifelong social experience by which individuals develop their human potential and learn culture.
is Freud's term for a person's conscious efforts to balance innate pleasure-seeking drives with the demands of society.
is Piaget's term for the level of human development at which individuals experience the world only through their senses.
is Piaget's term for the level of human development at which individuals first use language and other symbols.
Concrete operational stage
is Piaget's term for the level of human development at which individuals first perceive causal connections in their surroundings.
Formal operational stage
is Piaget's term for the level of human development at which individuals think abstractly and critically.
is George Herbert Mead's term for that part of an individual's personality composed of self-awareness and self-image.
is George Herbert Mead's term for widespread cultural norms and values we use as a reference in evaluating ourselves.
is a setting in which people are isolated from the rest of society and manipulated by an administrative staff.
refers to radically changing an inmate's personality by carefully controlling the environment.
The stage at which children begin to use language and other symbols is called the
likens everyday life to a theatrical performance in which people slant their behavior to satisfy the demands of a particular audience?
Harold Garfinkel coined this term, which is the study of the way people make sense of their everyday surroundings.
a status that a society defines as having special importance for social identity, often shaping a person's entire life
Social Construction of reality
the process by which people creatively shape reality through social interaction
the assertion that situations that are defined as real are real in their consequences
communication using body movements, gestures, and facial expressions rather than speech
a large and impersonal social group whose members pursue a specific goal or activity
social groups that serve as points of reference in making evaluations and decisions
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