Reserve Materials For This Course
COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES
TOPICAL OUTLINE WITH READINGS
Administrative Matters and Introduction to the Course
and Theoretical Perspectives_Psychological and Structural
Functional theories of Socialization
Piaget, J. 1950. The Psychology of Intelligence London: Routledge &
Kegan Paul. Passim
Doise, W., and G. Mugny. 1984. The Social
Development of the Intellect New York:
Baltes, P., H. Reese, and L. Lipsitt. 1980. "Life_span
Annual Review of Psychology 31:65_110. Passim
Inkeles, A.1968. "Society, social structure,
and child socialization" Pp. 73_129 in
Socialization and Society , ed. J. Clausen.
Boston: Little Brown. Passim
Parsons, T. 1964. Social Structure and
Personality New York: Free Press. Passim
September 11 Issues and
Theoretical Perspectives __ Life Course and Interpretive Theories
Elder, G., and A.M. O'Rand. 1995. "Adult Lives in a Changing Society"
Corsaro, W. 1992. "Interpretive Reproduction
in children's peer cultures." Social Psychology
in Sociological Perspectives on Social Psychology, ed. K.S. Cook, G.A.
Fine, and J.S. House.
Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Quarterly 55: 160_177.
Elder, G., and A. Caspi. 1988. "Human development and social change: An
Wentworth, M. 1980. Context and Understanding:
An Inquiry into Socialization Theory.New York:
on the life course." Pp. 77_113 in Persons in Context, ed. N. Bolger, A.
Caspi, G. Downey, and
M. Moorhouse. New York: Cambridge U. Press.
Elsiver. Passim but especially the first few chapters
September 18 Issues and
Theoretical Perspectives_ Symbolic Interactionism, Self, and Identity
Gecas, V. and P. Burke. 1995. "Self and Identity" Pp. 41_67 in K.
Cook, G. Fine and J. House
Stryker, S. 1980. Symbolic Interactionism: A
Social Structural Version. Palo Alto: Benjamin
(eds.) Sociological Perspectives on Social Psychology. Boston: Allyn and
Cummings. Passim but especially Chapters 2 & 4.
Hewitt, J. 1997. Self and Society. Boston:
Allyn and Bacon. Chapters 2 and 3.
Gecas, V. 1986. "The Motivational Significance
of Self_Concept for Socialization Theory" in E.
Lawler (ed), Advances in Group Processes, V. 3. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.
Stryker, S. and A. Statham. 1985. "Symbolic Interaction and Role
Theory" Pp. 311_378 in G.
Serpe, Richard T. 1987. "Stability and Change
in Self: A Structural Symbolic Interactionist
Lindzey, and E. Aronson (eds), Handbook of Social Psychology; V. 1. New
House.Rosenberg, M. 1979. Conceiving the Self. New York: Basic Books. Passim
Explanation." Social Psychology Quarterly 50:44_55.
Early Socialization__ Immediate Primary Groups
Corsaro, W. and D. Eder. 1995. "Development and Socialization of Children
Gecas, V. 1981. "Contexts of
Socialization." Pp. 165_199. In M. Rosenberg and R. Turner (eds.),
Pp. 421_451 in K. Cook et al. (eds), Sociological Perspectives on Social
Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Sociological Perspectives. New York: Basic Books.
Maccoby, E. 1992. "The Role of Parents in the
Socialization of Children: An Historical Overview"
Developmental Psychology 28: 1006_1017.
Powell, B. and Downey, D. 1997. "Living in
Single_Parent Households: An Investigation of the
Same_Sex Hypothesis" American Sociological Review 62: 521_539.
Belsky, I. 1990. "Parental and Nonparental Child Care and Children's
Dunn, J. 1982. The Beginnings of Social
Understanding. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Development: A Decade in Review" Journal of Marriage and the Family
Roberts, R. and V. Bengston. 1996. "Affective
Ties to Parents in Early Adulthood and Self_Esteem
across 20 years" Social Psychology Quarterly 59: 96_106.
Early Socialization__ Gender Roles
Cahill, S. 1986. "Childhood Socialization as a
recruitment process: Some lessons from the study of
Lever, J. 1978. "Sex Differences in the complexity of children's play and
Sociological Review 43: 471_483.
gender development" Pp. 163_186 in P. A. Adler and P. Adler (eds) Sociological
Child Development. V.1. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.
Beutel, M. and P. Marini. 1992. "Gender and
Values. " American Sociological Review 60:
Thorne, B. 1993. Gender Plate Girls and Boys in
School. Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University
Eagly, A. H. 1995. "The Science and Politics
of Comparing Women and Men" American
Psychologist 50: 145_158.
for M.A. students
Socialization_ Emotions, Values and Beliefs
Tangney and Fisher.(eds). 1995. Self_Conscious
Emotions. New York: Guilford. Passim but
especially articles by Ferguson and Stegge, and Stipsek.
Simon, R.D., D. Eder, and C. Evans. 1992. "The
Development of feeling norms underlying
romantic love among adolescent females" Social Psychology
Quarterly 55: 29_46
Grusec and Goodnow. 1994. "Impact of Parental
Disciplinary Methods on the Child's Internalization
of Values" Developmental Psychology 30: 4_19
Myers, S.M. 1996. "An Interactive Model of
Religiosity Inheritance: The Importance of Family
Context" American Sociological Review 61: 858_866.
Kohn, M. 1983. "On the transmission of Values
in the family" Research in Sociology of Education
and Socialization 4: 1_12.
Benson, D.E. 1992. "Who Believes In a Just
World: Testing Explanations" Sociological Spectrum
Kelley, J. and DeGraf, N. 1997. "National
Context, Parental Socialization, and Religious Belief:
Results from 15 Nations" American Sociological Review 62: 639_659.
Socialization__ Peer Groups
Fine, G. 1987. With The Boys: Little League
Baseball and Preadolescent Culture. Chicago:
University of Chicago Press. Passim
Schantz, C. 1987. "Conflicts Among
Children" Child Development 58: 283_305.
Adler, P. and P. Adler. 1995. "Dynamics of
Inclusion and Exclusion in Preadolescent Cliques"
Social Psychology Quarterly 58: 145_162.
November 13 Early
Socialization__ The Institution of Education
Entwisle, D. and L.A. Hayduk. 1982. Early
Schooling: Cognitive and Affective Outcomes.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press. Passim
Simmons, R. and D. Blyth. 1987. Moving Into
Adolescence: The Impact of Pubertal Change and
School Context. New York: Aldine. Passim
November 27 Early
and Continuing Socialization__ Major societal demarcations: Class; Race and
Gecas, V. 1979. "The Influence of Social Class
on Socialization" in Burr et al.(eds), Contemporary
Theories About the Family. Glencoe: The Free Press.
McAdoo, H.P. and J.L. McAdoo.(eds.) 1985. Black
Children: Social, Educational, and Parental
Environments. Beverly Hills: Sage. Passim but especially articles
by Boykin and Toms, and
Rotherham and Phinney. 1987. "Definitions and
Perspectives in the Study of Children's Ethnic
Socialization" in Phinney and Rotherham (eds.) Children's Ethnic
Socialization. Beverly Hills:
Thornton, A. et al. 1990. "Sociodemographic
and Environmental Correlates of Racial Socialization
by Black Parents" Child Development 61: 401_409.
McLoyd, V. 1990. "The impact of economic
hardship on black families and children: Psychological
distress, parenting, and socioemotional development" Child Development 61:
Demo, D. and Hughes, M. 1990. "Socialization
and Racial Identity among Black Americans"
Social Psychology Quarterly 53: 364_374.
Continuing Socialization__ The world of work and the workplace
Mortimer, J. and R. Simmons. 1978. "Adult
Socialization" Annual Review of Sociology 4:
Kohn, M. and Schooler, C. 1982. "Job
Conditions and Personality: A Longitudinal Assessment of
Their Reciprocal Effects" American Journal of Sociology
Kanter, R. 1976. "The Impact of Hierarchical
Structures on the Work Behavior of Women and
Men" Social Problems 23: 415_430.
Mortimer, J. and Lorence, J. 1989.
"Satisfaction and Involvement: Disentangling a deceptively
simple relationship" Social Psychology Quarterly 52: 249_265.
examination for M.A. students