Journal Article — “It’s Not My Fault”: Overcoming Social Anxiety through Sociological Imagination — by Charles
My name is Charles. I am a twenty year old, white male. My parents were and are middle class. For as long as I can remember I have felt a certain anxiety toward social situations and people as a whole. I have never actually enjoyed personal attention whether positive or negative. For years I simply accepted this as part of who I was. I am a shy, introverted, anti-social person. I don’t like people, nor do I need them. I have trudged through twenty years of life with this attitude leading the way. I will attempt to explain the process of socialization through which I acquired these views.
Charles. 2003. ““It’s Not My Fault”: Overcoming Social Anxiety through Sociological Imagination.” Pp. yyy in Social Theories, Student Realities (Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge: Volume II, Issue 1, 2003). Belmont, MA: Okcir Press (an imprint of Ahead Publishing House).
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