In this video lecture, Academic Expert Xenia Rochelle Jones continues her series on sociology by exploring the relationship between discourse and socialization. The fundamental concept Xenia explores is the importance of language, which is a necessary requirement that must be in place for any sort of discourse to begin regarding socialization. Xenia analyzes the meanings of words, and how a word in one culture may mean something completely different in another culture. This video lecture is ideal for first year sociology students at the college or university level.
In this series: 4 Videos | 00:17:48 Total Length
The interrelated concept of discourse and socialization is introduced.
Discourse is defined and a practical example is included for clearer understanding.
Focault's Theory of power and discourse is explained. This theory transitions into the importance of associating meanings with words that are spoken.
A discussion takes place to wrap up the concept of discourse and socialization, and reflection questions are included to assist with studying.