socialization and the life course.ppt

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					      Reflection
   Why is socialization
    lifelong?
   Lifelong Learning
   Change in Status – new
    rules, roles, relationships
       Anticipatory Socialization
   Process by which knowledge and skills are
    learned for future roles.
   Rites of passage
                   Timeline of Life

   What are the major
    changes that take
    place at each stage?
       Infancy and Childhood
       Adolescence
       Adulthood
       Old Age
       Death and Dying
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            Infancy and Childhood
   Sense of self
   Micro-level
       Families – provide warmth,
        trust, security (Trust v.
        Mistrust – Erikson)
       Abuse – low self-esteem,
        isolation, mistrust,
        powerlessness
   Macro-level
       Public Institutions – policies
        and practices to promote
        positive childrearing
                     Discuss
   What is the most difficult aspect of being a
    teenager?
                    Adolescence
   Buffer between childhood
    and adulthood
   Formal Operational Stage
    (Piaget)
   Often characterized by
    emotional and social unrest
   Teens develop their own
    identity (conflict with adults)
    (Identity v. Role Confusion -
    Erikson)
   SES impact on this period
    (shortened or lengthened)
A Tongue in Cheek View of Adulthood

        A
 “Tongue in Cheek”
      Look at
    Adulthood
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                          Adulthood
   Freedom of Choice
   Young Adulthood
       Financial self-support (Job)
       Goals of creating meaningful
        relationships, seeking personal
        fulfillment (Intimacy v. Isolation)
       Workplace socialization
   Middle Adulthood
       Compare accomplishments with
        earlier expectations
       Reach goals or recognize limits
                      Old Age
   Integrity v. Despair (Erikson)
   May experience social devaluation
       A person or group is considered to have less
        social value than other persons or groups
            Death and Dying
   Experience decreased physical ability,
    lower prestige, prospect of death
   Come to terms with one’s own mortality

				
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