socialization, culture and identity

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cultural diversity
describes a society in which many different cultures exist
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culture
the way of life of a particular society or social group
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customs
traditional forms of behaviour associated with particular social occasions
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deviance
rule-breaking behaviour
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ethnocentrism
the belief that one culture is 'normal' and others inferior
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feral children
children brought up with limited contact with humans
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identity
the sense of who we are
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instinct
the genetic or biological code in animals that largly determines their behaviour
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internalize
accept something so that it becomes 'taken for granted'
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norms
rules of behaviour in social situations
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primary socialization
socialization in the very early years of life, normally through parents
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roles
positions in society such as 'mother' or 'police officer'. roles are made up of norms
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sanctions
actions that encourage or discourage particuar behaviour, such as smiling or frowning at a young child
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seconary socialization
socialization that continues throughout life. education, the media and religion are all important influences
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socialization
the process by which we learn acceptable behaviour and cultural beliefs
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society
a social system made up of social institution such as the family, eduaction, law, politics, the media, religion, peer groups....
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sociobiology
the study of similarities between the natural and social worlds
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status
social postion
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subculture
a group within a larger culture that shares aspects of that culture but also has some of its own values, customs....
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values
widely accepted beliefs that some things are worthwhile
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the way of life of a particular society or social group

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traditional forms of behaviour associated with particular social occasions

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rule-breaking behaviour

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the belief that one culture is 'normal' and others inferior

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