mcch3 - Chapter Three: Socialization 1. When is the most...

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Chapter Three: Socialization 1. When is the most intense period of socialization? a. infancy b. early childhood c. early adolescence e. all the above 2. What kind of skills do children acquire in socialization? a. professional skills b. *cognitive skills c. the ability to amuse themselves d. none of the above 3. The most important aspect of socialization in early childhood is: a. television images b. friends c. *language d. none of the above 4. Socialization patterns: a. *vary with factors such as class, ethnicity, and family structure b. are stable across different social groups and identities c. only vary across ethnic groups that have different languages d. none of the above 5. According to Maccoby, socialization enables people: a. to avoid deviant behaviour b. to contribute to the economic support of self and family c. to form and sustain close relationships with others d. *all of the above 6. What is the major accomplishment of socialization? a. learning to respect other family members b. learning to distinguish different languages c. *internalizing social expectations d. none of the above 7. Primary socialization refers to: a. the most important things we learn throughout the socialization process b. *the intense period of socialization that takes place between birth and adolescence c. the most important individuals and groups that carry out the socialization process d. none of the above 8. earning about power and authority, and social differences such as age, gender, and ethnicity is usually the effect of: a. intentional socialization b. secondary socialization c. *unintentional socialization d. none of the above 9. Primary socialization is: a. an entirely top-down process b. *a largely top down process
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c. a process that takes place between equals d. none of the above 10. Secondary socialization entails: a. *anticipating and adjusting to new experiences and situations b. beginning to form an identity or self-concept c. learning norms and values that are less socially important d. none of the above 11. In many ways, secondary socialization is a reciprocal process because: a. children learn more from friends and teachers at school than from family members b. learning is no longer a top-down process c. economic relationships become more important than family relationships d. *none of the above 12. Which of the following is an example of anticipatory socialization? a. learning to predict how parents will react when a child breaks the rules b. learning to predict how others will react to one’s identity or self-concept c. *learning habits, such as punctuality or self-discipline, that will be beneficial for future roles or responsibilities d. none of the above 13. Adult socialization differs from childhood socialization because: a. it is based on accumulated learning and previous experience b. it usually entails more choices c. it usually entails more limits e. *all of the above 14. The effectiveness of anticipatory socialization depends on:
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