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The Behavioral Model of socialization


The Behavioral Model of socialization

The Behavioral Model of socialization

When I begin talking about the Behavioral Model of
socialization, I refer to a case from the newspaper in which a man uses
many psychological techniques to impact his child’s behavior in
particular ways.  I am attaching a copy of the story here.  Read the
newspaper account, and discuss what sorts of psychological techniques
the man is using on the son.   How effective do you think he is in using
these techniques?    Father accused of using son as a robot against mother.docPreview the document


Cautionary Note:  In one semester,  I found that some people had an
emotional reaction to the content of the story, more than I recall
seeing in past years.  Keep in mind that what what we are looking at
here is how he used the techniques.   I think we would probably all
agree that his intentions are not upstanding, but why did it work so


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