Analysis Of George Herbert Mead 's ' The Guests On The Show '

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1 / 2 Welcome to radio 350 todays radio show is entitled, "Self and Society." The guests on the show include: George Herbert Mead, W.E.B. Du Bois, Erving Goffman, and Anthony Giddens. The purpose of the show for today is to provide the listening audience with a clear understanding of how each of these authors have contributed to our understanding of the relationship between self and society. What kinds of questions and issues animated their research? What were they trying to demonstrate? Where does their work converge and diverge? To begen I would like George Herbert Mead to start the show, can you please tell our audience how you contributed to our understanding of the relationship between self and society? George Herbert: Many years of…show more content…
Me: Thank you George Herbet,next up we have W.E.B. Du Bois. Can you please tell us what is it in your research that you contributed to our understanding of the relationship between self and society? W.E.B. Du Bois: well I bileve tht in one of my articles Double consciousness describes the individual sensation of feeling as though your identity is divided into several parts, making it difficult or impossible to have one unified identity. This article focus on the specificity of black experience allows for challenging injustice in national and world systems.saw the prevalence of racism and figured out that sometimes peoples internalized their oppression. He called that having a double consciousness. "It is a peculiar sensation, this

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