Unformatted text preview: Key to social reproduction, or the ability of society to retain… Agents of socialization-The family-Schools-Peer relationships-The media-Workplaces Socialization in the life course-(re)socialization can occur at various stages in the life course-Socialization occurs not just within societies, but within subgroups. Workplace Families Friendship groups-Adults may be (re)socialization… Social control-Methods used to teach, persuade, or force members (and sometimes non-members) of a society or group to comply with its norms and expectations.-People are penalized for non-conformity. Mechanisms of social control-Socialization-Sanctions are reactions of approval or disapproval to others’ behavior or appearance Positive v. negative sanctions Formal v. informal sanctions...
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- Fall '07
- Sociology, Socialization Sanctions