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					Section 7.2
FACTORS
THAT
INFLUENCE
YOUTH
CULTURE


BY : RENEE LALONDE
                   •   The concept of adolescence has
                       changed over time, and varies from
CHAPTER OVERVIEW
                       culture to culture.
 & INTRODUCTION
                   •   In a majority of cultures, adolescence is
                       considered the major stage in the life
                       cycle.

                   •   It’s importance can be measured in the
                       lifecycle spectrum through determining
                       how much their youth culture has
                       developed.

                   •   This means teenagers have their own
                       unique sense of style, including :
                       clothes ,music , symbols, language and
                       individual tastes; However It is affected
                       by many factors.

                   •   Psychologists believe that most youths
                       continue to change through a series of
                       developmental stages where their
                       primary influence and focal point shifts
                       away from their parents to their friends.
KEY CONCEPTS
 Developmental trend
 Identity crisis
 Identity achievement
 Identity diffusion
 Separation Individuation
 Socialization
 Gender Identity
 Socialization agent
           Developmental
               trend :
A major factor that leads to the existence
  of youth cultures in many developed
countries is the fact that adolescents pull
   away from their parents in order to
      establish their own identities.




             Peter Blos
                                    Separation
                               individuation process
      PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS
                     A term coined by Erik Erikson, to explain the
Identity crisis      central conflict of the adolescent stage of
                     development.

                          One of the possible outcomes of the identity
Identity achievement      crisis, the identity achieved person is one
                          who has a firm sense of self.
                       One of the possible outcomes of those
                       possible outcomes of identity crisis. A
Identity diffusion
                       person with identity diffusion has not
                       been able to achieve a sense of identity.




 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3e9s2
 H1yyg&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_
 mode=1
   SO… IT DOES APPEAR
          THAT
Teens are definitely pulling away from their parents and identifying more closely with peers!


                    47% vs. 15%
                61% vs. 22%
              ERIK ERIKSON
                  Integrity vs. Despair
              Generativity vs. Stagnation
          Intimacy          vs.          Isolation
      *Identity      vs.      Identity diffusion *
     Industry           vs.                 Inferiority
   Autonomy           vs.               Shame or doubt
 Initiative                       vs.                 Guilt
Basic Trust                 vs.                      Mistrust
DEVELOPMENTAL
   TRENDS
     SOCIALIZATION
    WITHIN THE HOME
                 Socialization


                Gender identity

     Family as an Agent of Socialization

            Parents as a role model

         Other Agents of Socialization

Pages 217-219
             THE ROLE OF
             TELEVISION
              Socialization agent


   Technology! Vs. The
          media!
 Positive +
 Negative –
The
influence
of                  o increase in violent
                      behaviour
television          o Decrease of activity
                    o Media Role models
      CONCLUSION
Teen separation
Home socialization
The impact of friends
The influence of television
The role of the parents
The role of the teen
                WORKS CITED
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/agents-of-socialization.html
www.dictionary.com
http://family.jrank.org/pages/1496/Separation-
Individuation.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3e9s2H1yyg&safety_mo
de=true&persist_safety_mode=1

				
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