Chapter 5

Socializing the Individual

Chapter 5 (overview)

in chapter 5 it focuses more on the individual in society. In some aspects we are all alike, are physical features and the way we go about our life's in society. However we are only similar to each other people in specific groups. Around the world the way we speak the way we dress the way we live create many different and diverse cultures.

Chapter Summary

Our personality traits determine how we adjust to our social environment and how we conduct ourselves based on our surroundings. Social scientist have debated over many years what determines personality and social behavior, some argue that its heredity. Others say that it is contact with others in the social environment.