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wk 2 quiz 3

A mother who says "If you hang out with bums, you will become a bum" favors which theory of deviance? Differential association
The "significant others" of Mead's theory are: important because they provide the initial role models
Socialization happens in: persons of all ages
The newest challenge to the family's formerly exclusive claim to the socialization of its children has come from the day-care center
The theory of symbolic interactionism in personality formation is associated with George Herbert Mead
Merton attributed deviance to "anomie," meaning: lack of legitimate means to attain group goals
Deviance is defined as behavior that passes the limits of what the social group tolerates
People who are important in shaping your self-concept and whose approval you wish to have are significant others
According to George Herbert Mead, the self is an individual's selfconcept or selfawareness
The theory speculating that every society develops a number of cultural goals for members to attain, but that attainment is not possible for all, is called the anomie theory
Defense mechanisms function to: deflect anxiety
Individuals who become inmates of a total institution undergo the process of: resocialization
According to Mead, the generalized other is: societal norms
Cooley's lookingglass self refers to: a person's perception as to what others think of him/her
Created by: awalsh2@wgu.edu