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3/20/08 notes - 3/20/2008 8:06:00 AM V. Socialization...

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20/03/2008 07:06:00 V. Socialization Theory B. Sources of Beliefs o For individuals Family, friends, school, church o For entire generations (Mannheim) Learn from major events in critical period (15-23) Too young before this, worldview too stable after that Must be major events, experienced across the county C. Examples of Generational Events o The Greatest Generation Born 1905-1925, socialized 1920s-1930s Events: Depression, Prohibition Influence of these events: Modest, hard-working, frugal (appreciated what they had,  no sense of entitlement) Sense of purpose, responsibility, duty (risked all to win  WWII) o Baby Boomers Born 1945-1960, socialized 1960s-70s Events: Cold War, JFK-MLK, Vietnam, Watergate, TV  everywhere Influence of these events: More distrustful of government, more willing to question 
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course INR 3004 taught by Professor Hensel during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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