CST 241-04

Enculturation / Socialization

Childhood

  • learning culture
    • modeling
    • expectations
    • formal schooling
  • social birth
    • death without weeping
      • Nancy Scheper-Hughes
      • Adaptation, categorization, meaning
  • Child rearing
    • Chinese preschool

Adulthood

  • Initiation rites
    • puberty rites
      • circumcision
      • elima ceremony
  • Marriage
    • arranged marriage
    • sexual segregation
  • Old Age
    • Death
    • becoming an ancestor

Culture and personality

  • each culture has distinct configuration (personality)
  • importance of early childhood experience (Freud)
  • national character studies during WWII
  • Margaret Mead
    • Coming of Age in Samoa
    • Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies

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