Category Archive for: FIELD AND METHODS OF SOCIOLOGY

Pay Equity (Comparable Worth)

Pay Equity (Comparable Worth) Occupational segregation contributes to a wage gap the disparity between women’s and men’s earnings. It is calculated by dividing  omen’s earnings by men’s to yield a percentage, also known as the earnings ratio (Reskin and Padavic, 2002). Overall, women  make  approximately  80 cents for every dollar earned by men; however, this figure represents men and women…

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IMPORTANCE OF SELF-IMAGE

IMPORTANCE OF SELF-IMAGE  A’5 already hinted, personal self-image visa highly, active factor in’ behavior. ‘There is a great deal of research showing the importance of self-image. In Campbell’s The Sense of Well- Being in America, he ‘found that of all factors related to “satisfaction with life,” one’s feelings of “satisfaction with self” ranked highest, with “standard (If living” second and “satisfaction with family…

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Piaget and Developmental Learning

Piaget and Developmental Learning Jean Piaget, trained as a biologist, achieved recognition as a child psychologist studying the. development of intelligence. He spent thousands of hours observing children at play and questioning them about their actions and ·feelings. He did not develop a comprehensive theory of socialization but’ concentrated on how children learn to talk, to think, to reason, and eventually to form…

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IMPORTANCE OF SELF-IMAGE

IMPORTANCE OF SELF-IMAGE A’5 already hinted, personal self-imaging highly. active factory in behavior. ‘There is a great deal of research showing the importance of self-image. In Campbell’s The Sent of  with- Being in America, he found that of all factors  related to “satisfaction with life,” one’s feelings of “satisfaction with self” ranked highest, with “standard of living” second and “satisfaction with…

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Piaget and Developmental Learning

Piaget and Developmental Learning Jean Piaget, trained as a biologist, achieved recognition as a child psychologist studying the. development of intelligence. He spent thousands of-hours observing children at play and questioning them about their actions and . feelings. He did not develop a comprehensive theory of socialization but concentrated on how children learn to talk, to think, to reason, and eventually to form…

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Erikson and the Eight Stages of Life

Erikson and the Eight Stages of Life  Erik Erikson is a German-born scholar who has lived in the United States since 1933. He never completed any college degree, yet he rose to hold professorships at California and Harvard. Trained in Freudian psychoanalysis, he moved beyond Freud to develop a theory of lifelike socialization through st-stages ,marked by identity’ crises. These are…

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Freud and the Antisocial Self

Freud and the Antisocial Self who saw personality as shaped through our social interaction with others. Both assumed a basic harmony between self and society. To Cooley, the “separate individual” was an abstract idea which had no existence apart from society, just as “society” has no meaning apart from individuals. The “socialized self” is shaped by society, and society is an organization of…

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Mead and the “Generalized Other”

Mead and the “Generalized Other”  others has been aptly described by George Herbert Mead .[1934, part 3, pp. 140-141} who developed the concept of the generalized other. This generalized other is a composite of the expectations one believes others hold toward one. When one says,”Everyone expects me to one’ is using the concept of the generalized other. Awareness of the generalized other is…

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Cooley and the Locking-glass Self

Cooley and the Locking glass Self  Just how does a person arrive at'”a notion of the kind of person he or she is? This concept self is developed through a dual and complicated process which. continues throughout life. The concept is an image that one builds only with the help of others. suppose  girl is told by her parents and relates how…

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THEORIES OF PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT

THEORIES OF PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT Several scholars have advanced some interesting theories of personality development. None is “proved” by the kind of empirical evidence or research experiments which establish, for example, that germs cause disease or that self-confidence improves performance. Each. is a provocative theory which explains a complicated matter in a Bellevue way.

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