Key Assumptions

Key assumptions of social approach

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Individuals

Behaviour is effected when individuals interact

We acts as agents for society so that society benefits

E.g. Men work and women do housework and childcare

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Groups

Behaviour is effected by experiences within a group

You identify with the in group and become prejudice to rival groups

E.g. Support a football team and dislike others that support a different football team

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Social Situation

Behaviour is affected by the situation

You can express your views in a situation but it may not be appropriate to express them in other situations

E.g. Can't swear in school but more appropriate to outside of school

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