Affective Neutrality and Practice of Medicine Exam

As a general guide (not a requirement/limitation) intended to help you estimate an appropriate length for each answer, responses to each question should be about 225 words. But of course work is evaluated by quality not quantity.

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Q1: Describe the three developmental stages of Mead’s Symbolic Interactionism.

Q2:Briefly describe your socialization to the social role of “college student” from the symbolic interaction and social structural perspectives, including structural and interactionist perspectives on roles.

Q3:Outline some important network changes (in network range, and core-peripheral-extended networks) across the life course stages of adolescence, adulthood, and old age.

Q4:Define affective neutrality and discuss its advantages and disadvantages in the practice of medicine and the private life of physicians.

Q5:Discuss the connection between social power, identity salience, and self-esteem. Describe two features of personal networks suggested by Walker and Lynn that affect how social ties shape identity salience

Q6:Describe the three stages/aspects of resocialization. Discuss the important differences between cyberselves, and the self of everyday life.

Q7:Contrast Gergen’s view of the contemporary self with that of Gubrium and Holstein.