participation question 1

Post a total of 3 substantive responses over 2 separate days for full participation. This includes your initial post and 2 replies to other students.

Due Thursday

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

This week’s activities focus on the process that humans undergo to “become” social beings. The discipline of sociology looks at the “self” from the perspective of socialization differently than the discipline of psychology. Take a moment to review the sociological theories of self-development.

Which of the sociological theories of self-development do you find most convincing? In your own words, according to this theory, what is the “self” and how does it form? Why do you think socialization of individuals is so important to society?