Start studying The Sociological Perspective of Self: The self as a product of Society. the self, though the elements I consider would certainly be included in such a theory. Instead of considering society as a social environment, Society in the Self begins from the assumption that society works in the deepest regions of self and identity, as expressed in phenomena like self-sabotage, self-radicalization, self-cure, self-government, self-nationalization, and self-internationalization. The Self as a Product of Modern and Postmodern Societies. Self and SocietySymbolic Interactionism 2. One of the most useful schemes distinguishes the following types of societies: hunting-and-gathering, horticultural, pastoral, agricultural, and industrial (Nolan & Lenski, 2009). According to Gerry Lanuza, the self in the modern world societies is freely chosen because of the demand of the different societies where social contexts or issues are also belong. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. It also radicallly alters the general nature of daily life and the most personal aspects of human activity. To help understand how modern society developed, sociologists find it useful to distinguish societies according to their type of economy and technology. Self and society 1. For example they go to market for groceries instead of owning gardens and animals. Modernity differs from all preceding forms of social order because of its dynamism, its deep undercutting of traditional habits and customs, and its global impact. PERSPECTI VE: SOCIOLOGY The Self THE SELF AS A PRODUCT OF MODERN SOCIETY AMONG OTHER CONSTRUCTIONS THE Instead they produce goods to sell in the market. View The Self - Sociology.pptx from PHILO 1 at University of the Philippines Los Baños. The smartphone self-portrait or 'selfie' has established itself a form of self-expression. People don’t rely their own. A comparison of Post and Late Modern Views of self and society, and the corresponding purposes of social research Postmodern View of Society and Self -Globalisation destabilises social structures – Globalisation is an unpredictable process -Consumer culture is free from social structure and this is what informs most people's lives -Hyperreality is more important than… Characteristics of Modern Society These societies stress on quality of education for all. The earliest formulation of the self in modern psychology derived from the distinction between the self as I, the subjective knower, and the self as Me, the object that is known. It is my position that the self is a social construction and is constructed in the modern/postmodern era much the same as it has been constructed in past eras. Modern society is often called materialistic, where people no longer produce product for living. 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