According to George Herbert Mead's Theory of Socialization, Children Are
According to George Herbert Mead's theory of socialization, children are not born with ________ but learn to acquire ________ through socialization.
A) a soul; an identity
B) intelligence; an identity
C) social consciousness; a social self
D) an ego; a self
At nine years old, Arjun began playing organized sports, learning that teams are supposed to play by the rules of the game. According to George Herbert Mead, Arjun is developing an understanding of:
A) the "I."
B) the "me."
C) the generalized other.
What would sociologists conclude is one difficulty that arises when applying Jean Piaget's approach to the study of child development to all children across all societies and cultures?
A) In American culture, the family is far more important than any other agent of socialization.
B) Schooling is far more important than the family in the concrete operational stage.
C) Piaget underestimated the role of the ego in children.
D) The stages of cognitive development may not always follow a smooth and progressive path.
Marika often likes to pretend that the household broom is a pony named Lucy. Piaget would argue that Marika is participating in which stage of cognitive development?
A) egocentric stage
B) preoperational stage
C) sensorimotor stage
D) concrete operational stage