This week's readings were on labeling theory; the power that labels have to impact our behaviors and how we see ourselves. Labels can be both positive and negative but they are often associated with the notion of self-fulfilling prophecy. That as an individual internalizes a label given to them based on their actions within the cultural norms of a society, the individual will take on many traits that are associated with that label. To further interrogate the power of labels I would like you to reflect upon the following prompts:
Think back to when you were a student.
Add any additional thoughts, questions, or comments you have from the readings.