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27/05/2008 21:38:00 1/24/08 socialization The process by which children, adolescents and adults learn what is expected  of them through their interactions with other individuals Ongoing; over time Socializing agents Anything that shapes a person’s values, beliefs or behaviors o i.e. Parents magazine, schools, peers, religion, media direct vs. indirect socialization direct o “big boys don’t cry” indirect o mom did all the cooking and cleaning many gender roles are not natural; rather they are socialized moms, dads and babies socialization starts on Day 1 o It's a boy!--> blue hat differential treatment and expectations o Dads will stay in the delivery room longer if it's a boy
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Dad shows more interest in the boy Ben or Beth Mothers hold other baby boys further away from their body, and bounce them  more  After finding out it's a girl, she held her closer, and more cute talk People expect that girls will be more verbal, compliant, passive, physically weak  and clean Independence Parents foster more independence seeking in boys than girls Spanking Research on spanking vs. hugs Fosters aggressiveness over time Score lower on IQ tests o Rather than spank, verbally explain wrongdoing which increases  thinking skills 65% of parents say they never spank their girl children, vs. 55% of boy  children 17% said they spank their sons “often” or “very often” compared to only 8% of  girls Spanking v. hugging Girls are more likely to be hugged in families
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Lease likely to ever be hugged are 12-18 year old boys Research on fairy tales Fairy tales reinforce to young females that physical attractiveness and 
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course SOCI 200m taught by Professor Albright during the Spring '06 term at USC.

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