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  1. Sep 2016
    1. The first premise is that “human beings act toward things on the basis of the meanings that the things have for them.” 5
      • First premise is that “human beings act toward things on the basis of the meanings that the things have for them.”
      • Symbols that have a specific a meaning to that person, the actions
    2. The second premise underlying symbolic interactionism is that the “meaning of such things is derived from, or arises out of, the social interaction that one has with one’s fellows.
      • Second premise is that the meaning of these things arise from previous interactions with people
    3. The third premise of symbolic interactionism is that “meanings are handled in, and modified through, an interpretive process used by the person dealing with the things he encounters.” 7

      Third premise is that “meanings are handled in, and modified through, an interpretive process used by the person dealing with the things he encounters.” cultural knowledge

    4. Symbolic interactionism has its roots in the work of sociologists like Cooley, Mead, and Thomas. Blumer has identified three premises on which this theory rests.
      • Symbolic interactionism – a theory that seeks to explain human behavior in terms of meanings (3 premises on which this theory rests)
    5. sym-bolic interactionism, a theory that seeks to explain human behavior in terms of mean-ings

      Looking deeper into why people behave the way they do

    6. The concept of culture as acquired knowledge has much in common with sym-bolic interactionism, a theory that seeks to explain human behavior in terms of mean-ings.

      A theory that social communication is made up of words and symbols that are agreements and known things in society.

  2. Jul 2016
    1. relationship cannot be called free of values, ethics, or ideology.

      From Langdon Winner to Symbolic Interactionism.