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I chose myself to write this paper about I know my roots my culture my family and the social problems in my country and how they affect my behavior I was born 21 years ago in Mar del Plata city Mar del Plata is the first tourist city in Argentina My father my mother my two older sisters and I compose my family As soon as I was born I was given an ascribed status that is a social position that someone receives at birth or assumes involuntary later in life p140 JMacionis My ascribed statuses are Argentinean daughter sister niece cousin and granddaughter As I grew older I got different achieved status which is a social position that someone assumes voluntarily and that reflects personal ability and effort p141 JMacionis My achieved statuses are student friend girlfriend foreigner and bilingual person I have not had any serious psychological problems through my life Maybe it has to do with my first three years of life when thanks to my mother and father I could develop trust laying the foundations for a healthy personality a persons fairly consistent patterns of acting thinking and feeling - p 115 JMacionis - My family is a functional family We have a good relationship among us My parents taught my sisters and I a sense of right and wrong which is Kohlbergs second stage the conventional level It appears by the teen years young people lose some of their selfishness as they learn to define right and wrong in terms of what pleases parents and is consistent with broader cultural norms p 121 JMacionis I believe that my sisters and I are whom we are because of our education and values which have been given to us through our family Values are culturally defined standards by which people assess desirability goodness and beauty and which serve as broad guidelines for social living p
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