Soc 1 april 28 2008

Soc 1 april 28 2008 - Ideal vs. real culture? Socialization...

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Ideal vs. real culture? Socialization - The process by which people learn the characteristics of their group – the  knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and actions thought appropriate for them Primary socialization  - The first socialization an individual undergoes in childhood, through which he or  she becomes a member of society  - Wherein the individuals “base-world” is established  o Somewhat a durable understanding about the world - This world is solidly and indubitably real  Secondary socialization  - Any subsequent process that inducts an already socialized individual into new  sectors of his or her society  o We are socialized throughout the life time  - Builds upon the resembles the foundation of primary socialization  o Not contradict to primary socialization  Think of transformation from high school to college - Often involves induction into institutional “sub-world”
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