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The process of learning to participate in group life through the acquisition of a culture

Socialization

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The relatively organized complex of attitudes, beliefs, values, and behaviors

Personality

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An image of oneself as an entity separate of others

Self-concept

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A self-concept based on our perception of others

Looking-glass self

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Those people whose judgments are most important to our self-concept

Significant others

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Process that allows us to take the viewpoint of another individual and then respond to ourselves from that imagined viewpoint

Role-taking

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An integrated conception of the norms, values, and beliefs of one's community or society

Generalized other

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The part of the self formed through socialization

"Me"

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The spontaneous and unpredictable part of the self

"I"

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Places in which residents are separated from the rest of society

Total institutions

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The process of relinquishing old norms, values, attitudes, and behaviors

Desocialization

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The process of learning to adopt new norms, values, attitudes, and behaviors

Resocialization

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The process of preparing oneself for learning new norms, values, attitudes, and behaviors

Anticipatory socialization

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A group used to evaluate oneself and from which to acquire attitudes, values, beliefs, and norms

Reference group

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Informal and unofficial aspects of culture that children are taught as preparation for life in larger society

Hidden curriculum

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Individuals roughly the same age with similar interests (not controlled by adults)

Peer groups

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Means of communication designed to reach the general population

Mass media

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Presumes that most aging people maintain consistency with their past lives and use their life experiences to intentionally continue to develop in self-determined channels

Continuity theory

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Organizations that provide support for the dying and their families

Hospice

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A segment of a population a population whose members have a relatively similar share of the desirable things and who share attitudes, values, norms, and an identifiable lifestyle

Social class

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Bullying through electronic media such as e-mail, instant messaging, chat rooms, Websites, and cell phones

Cyber bullying

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A set of ideas used to justify and defend the interests and actions of those in power in a society

Idealogy

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A unified coalition of top military, corporate and government leaders

Power elite