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Sociocultural Theoretical Framework

Sociocultural theoretical framework emphasizes that social and cultural factors are crucial to understanding human behaviors. Culture refers to a distinct way of life of a group of people, which is inferred from their ethnic identity, traditions, personal values, attitudes, and norms, and is passed on from one generation to the next. The social factors often considered include gender roles, social status, socioeconomic status, and public and private experiences of stereotypes within an individual’s environment. Sociocultural theoretical framework is a comprehensive model that looks at how societal and cultural factors influence the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of an individual or a group. It is commonly applied in psychology and related fields of studies, including health, sociology, and education.

According to this framework, the social and cultural ...

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