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Society and Culture

Summary: Humans have a need to be respected, to self-respect and to respect others. Every individual climbs Maslow's hierarchy at their own pace according to their own experiences and personality.
"The process of socialisation, the role of the family, kinship, gender, rites of passage and changing rights and responsibilities in the development of the self."

Many of the successes and failures that people experience in areas of life are closely related to the process of socialisation in developing self-identity and satisfying personal needs.

Self-identity has at least three major qualities.

 It is learned

 It is organized

 It is dynamic

In regard to meeting personal needs, Maslow, a psychologist of the describes a hierarchy of needs which is often depicted as a pyramid consisting of five levels. The four lower levels are associated with fulfilling physiological requirements, the need to feel secure and safe, meeting emotional and esteem needs.

The top level is termed self-actualization, which is based on satisfying psychological needs, which are continually shaping our behaviour. In Maslow's theory the basic concept is that the higher...

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