Theories of Socialization

I.  Common Themes in Socialization Theories

II.  Charles Horton Cooley:  "Looking Glass Self"

III.  George Herbert Mead:  "Emerging Self"

        A.  Definition of Self
                1.  Self as Object:  ME
                2.  Self as Process:  I

        B.  Necessary Requisites for "self"

                1.  social interaction
                2.  language acquisition

        C.  Acquiring Self

                1.  Prepatory/imitation stage (inferred)
                2.  Play Stage
                3.  Game Stage



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