Video and Multimedia
Description: In this podcast episode John McAvoy discusses how he was socialized into a life of crime.
Learning Objective: 4.2: Explain the significance of agents of socialization in the development of the self.
Video 1: Quiet Kid Learns to Cope in Prison
Description: In this National Geographic video, an inmate learns the norms of prison life.
Learning Objective: 4.4: Define the concept of total institutions.
Description: This BBC Radio video reviews Erving Goffman’s dramaturgical account of human interaction.
Learning Objective: 4.5: Theorize social interaction from a sociological perspective.
Description: This article reviews Charles Horton Cooley’s concept of the looking-glass self.
Learning Objective: 4.1: Describe how sociologists theorize the birth of the social self