Agents of Socialization. and The Life Span.

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Agents of Socialization What are the salient points under each category? (From textbook) Relate how these agents affected your life.   Agents of Socialization Family Religion Day Care Debate – Good or Bad for Kids School Discuss Manifest Functions /Latent  Functions Peer Groups Sports Work place Resocialization Definition Resocialization refers to the process of learning new norms, values, attitudes and behaviours.  Resocialization in its most common form occurs each time we learn something contrary to our  previous experiences. Resocialization can be intense, involving the learning of a fundamentally  different way of life, such as Alcoholics Anonymous.  Erving Goffman coined the term total institution to refer to a place in which people are cut off  from the rest of society and are under almost total control of agents of the institution, e.g. boot  camps and prisons. 1.
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course SOC 600 taught by Professor B during the Fall '10 term at Seneca.

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