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Unformatted text preview: I. Topic, hypothesis & essay 1 inclusion Religion affects the choices and lifestyles of most people around the world. Religion can be broadly defined as a belief in a higher or spiritual being that one often looks to for guidance and support. Because of the heavy influence of religion, it is easily figured that the socialization of children is affected by religion. Religious beliefs can shape how parents raise their children, so factors like family, discipline and values are often shaped in accordance to one’s religious beliefs. II. Piot relevance a. Religion b. Family c. Discipline d. Values III. Hopi relevance a. Religion The Hopi people are spiritual people that believe in kachinas. Hopi religion definitely affects the socialization of Hopi children, because the parents tell their children a story aside from the truth of the kachinas. The children do not learn the real nature of the kachinas until they are old enough. Parents tell their children that the kachinas live in the mountains, on Black Mountain and enough....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ANTH 111 taught by Professor Tannenbaum during the Fall '07 term at Lehigh University .
- Fall '07