PSYC 352 Chapter 3 Vocabulary

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authoritarian parentstyle of parenting in which the parent expects unquestioned obedience and views the child as needing to be controlled
authoritative parentstyle of parenting in that is viewed as fair, firm, and reasonable; seen as promoting psychologically healthy, competent and independent children who are cooperative and at ease in social situations
cofigurative culture a culture in which change occurs rapidly; both adults and peers socialize young people; young people may turn to one another for advice/info in this culture type
enculturationprocess by which individuals learn/adopt ways and manners of their specific culture
parental ethnotheoriesparental cultural belief systems
permissive parents style of parenting in which parents allow children to regulate their own lives and provide few firm guidelines
postfigurative cultureculture in which change is slow and socialization occurs primarily by elders transferring knowledge to their children; elders hold knowledge necessary for becoming a successful and competent adut
prefigurative culturea culture that is changing so rapidly that young people may be the ones to teach adults cultural knowledge
socializationprocess by which we learn and internalize rules/patterns of behaviour that are affected by culture; learning and memorizing societal and cultural norms, attitudes, values, and belief systems
socialization agentpeople, institutions, and organizations that exist to help ensure socialization occurs
uninvolved parentsstyle of parenting in which parents are often too absorbed in their own lives to respond appropriately to their children and may seem indifferent to them

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