socialisation, desocialisation and resocialisation
norms, values and beliefs
stages of socialisation
agents of socialisation
sanctions (positive, negative, informal, formal)
subculture and counterculture
Interactionist perspective: Goffman, Cooley and Mead.
Functionalist perspective: Durkheim and Parsons
Conflict perspective: Marx and Gramsci
*Note that there are concepts used by each of the theorists – e.g. “collective conscience” is used by Durkheim, and needs to be studied.
Remember that you will need to critique each perspective.