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Symbolic Interactionism and Social Identity The Self Perception of one’s identity: Who Am I? Formed through interaction with others. Stages of development. The Generalized Other. Constantly changing. Socialization. Anticipatory socialization. Socialization and Internalization

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Symbolic Interactionism and Social Identity
  • The Self
    • Perception of one’s identity: Who Am I?
    • Formed through interaction with others.
    • Stages of development.
    • The Generalized Other.
    • Constantly changing.
      • Socialization.
      • Anticipatory socialization.
    • Socialization and Internalization
      • We are to some extent who others tell us we are!
      • Positive self image and position within the social structure.
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Social Identity and Sexuality
  • Social Identity Theory: Who Am I?
    • Categorization: Status in social structure.
    • Identification: Self.
    • Comparison: Referent others.
    • Social: Normative expectations for behavior.
  • Ideology: Who Should I Be?
    • Gender role expectations.
    • Age effects.
    • Cohort effects.
    • Period effects.
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Social Identity and Sexuality
  • Gender Role Theory: What is a Man, a Woman?
    • Shared expectations about behavior.
      • Men: Agentic (Task Oriented).
      • Women: Communal (Social Oriented).
    • When men and women interact, they reinforce these shared expectations.
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Social Identity and Sexuality
  • Expectations States Theory: Who rules?
  • In American society, men are defined as leaders and men are expected to behave as leaders.
  • Apart from leadership skills, men take on the role of leaders to conform to expectations that they do so.
  • Example: Social trumps self.
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Cultural Lag and Masculinity

Aaron Lipman, 1962

  • Socialization
    • We learn the common value system of society. We “learn” to be male and female.
    • In an information age, the functioning of society depends mainly upon intellectual skills.
    • Intellectual skills are the most highly rewarded monetarily.
    • Men are socialized to be leaders.
    • Therefore, men should place high value on intellectual skills.
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Cultural Lag and Masculinity

Aaron Lipman, 1962

  • Socialization
    • High school boys do not place high value on intellectual skills, preferring instead to be thought of as athletic or popular.
    • Functionally, our normative expectations for masculinity lag behind the needs of society.
    • Young men in urban societies, not having as much opportunity to exhibit traits of traditional masculinity as their rural counterparts, substitute new ways of exhibiting physical traits.
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Cultural Lag and Masculinity

Aaron Lipman, 1962

  • Socialization
    • Urban men exhibit “toughness,” “courage,” “mechanical skills,” and so forth as a way of linking masculinity with physical attributes.
    • Contemporary society demands that masculinity be redefined from the physical to the intellectual.
    • We need new, positive, urban-oriented values that articulate the needs of both the culture and the young man.
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