Feb 19 - The world in a box: Socialization And Media I...

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The world in a box:  Socialization And Media I Reality lv 9: reality’s strongest competitor  Flip through the channels for 5 min with sound off. What do you notice about the TV  world? Flip through the news for 5 min with sound off. How does reality appear in TV world? Watch someone else watch TV for 5 min. how does he behave? Watch TV for 5 min with the TV off.  The merchants of Cool  - Look for the details of how social absorption works in modern society as well as  the positive and negative aspects of conformity and deviance Socialization and television  - A relatively new character in the realm of socialization o Agents of socialization  Family, peers, work, education, and TV o Each year the average child in the US spends 900 hours in school and  1000 hours in front of a TV o The average American watches 3.7 hours of television each day Socio-economic context
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course SOC 2 taught by Professor Jones during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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