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Feb. 19 Political socialization: How the family is hierarchical, authoritarian; it produces children who develop authoritarian lifestyles. Children grow up with similar thinking patterns. Schools: for political authorities, especially developing countries, the institution of education can be the states most valuable instrument for……. Out side your immediate family young minds have a sustained and long term relationship with educational institutions. Furthermore, in many countries around the world, the teacher is strictly a power authority figure. Education in many of these institutions is where the teacher stands up, the student copies and regurgitates. In some countries, it is legal for the teacher to beat you. Teachers, education, schools, are prim political socialization rules for the states. Furthermore, there are rituals in schools, songs, chants, pledge, and symbols. In North Korea, in every classroom, there is a picture of the two leaders at the head of the class. Schools can also socialize politically through what they teach, educational
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course POLY SCI 51 taught by Professor Bach during the Winter '08 term at UC Irvine.

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