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CST 229 Ch 4 Vocab

CST 229 Chapter 4 Vocabulary

Identity the reflective self-conception or self-image that we each derive from family, gender, cultural, ethnic, and individual socialization processes
Social Identities include cultural or ethnic membership, gender, sexual orientation, social class, religious affiliation, age, disability, or professional identity
Personal Identities include any unique attributes that we associate with our individuated self in comparison with those of others
Traditional Family consists of a husband-wife, father-mother pair with a child or children, a father working outside the home, and a homemaker-mother
Extended Family consists of extended kinship groups, such as grandparents, aunt and uncles, cousins, and nieces and nephews
Blended Family refers to the merging of different family systems from previous marriages
Single-Parent Family refers to a household headed by a single parent
Personal Family System include the emphasis on personal, individualized meanings, negotiable roles between parents and child(ren) and the emphasis on interactive discussions within the family
Positional Family System emphasizes communal meanings, ascribed roles and statuses between parents and child, and family rule conformity
Acculturation the degree of identity change that occurs when an individual moves from a familiar environment to an unfamiliar one
Enculturation refers to the sustained, primary socialization process of strangers in their original home culture wherein they have internalized their primary cultural values
Social Identities consist of cultural or ethnic membership identity, gender identity, sexual orientation identity, social class identity, age identity, disability identity, or professional identity
Co-Culture Theory refers to "minority" group members such as African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American groups on equal memberships with the dominant white group
Cultural Identity the emotional significance that we attach to our sense of belonging or affiliation with the large culture
Cultural Identity Saliance the strength of affiliation we have with our larger culture
Ethnic Identity "inherently a matter of ancestry, of beliefs about the origins of one's forebears"
Ethnic-Oriented Identity individuals emphasize the value of retaining their ethnic culture and avoid interacting with the dominant group
Assimilated Identity individuals who identify weakly with their ethnic traditions and value while identifying strongly with the values and norms of the larger culture
Bicultural Identity individuals who identity strongly with ethnic tradition maintenance, and at the same time incorporate values and practices of the larger society
Marginal Identity individuals who identify weakly with their ethnic traditions and also weakly with the larger cultural worldviews
The Pre-Encounter Stage the high cultural identity salience phase wherein ethnic minority group members' self-concepts are influenced by the values and norms of the larger culture
The Encounter Stage the marginal identity phase, in which a new racial-ethnic realization is awakened in the individuals because of a "racially shattering" event and minority group members realize that they cannot be fully be accepted as part of the "white world"
The Immersion-Emersion Stage the strong racial-ethnic identity salience phase, in which individuals withdraw to the safe confines of their own racial-ethnic groups and become ethnically conscious
The Internalization-Commitment Stage the phase in which individuals develop a secure racial-ethnic identity that is internally defined and at the same time are able to establish genuine interpersonal contacts with members of the dominant group and other multiracial groups
Intersection Pattern refers to a compound identity in which two social membership categories can be crossed to forma a singular, unique social identity
Dominance Pattern means the individual adopts one major social identity and other social membership categories are subordinated or embedded underneath the dominant professional role identity
Compartmentalization Pattern refers to how one social identity category serves as the primary basis of identification in a particular setting and a gear shift occurs to another primary identity persona in a different context
Merger Pattern means the awareness of crosscutting social identity memberships in selves and recognizing multiple groups as significant others who share some aspects of this complex, social identity self
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