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DEVELOPING INDENTITY 21.Define primary versus secondary sources. Provide three examples of each type and explain how they contribute to identity development. Primary sources are created by people who were present at the time of the event; they were part of the event and witnessed what happened and recorded their reaction immediately the event happened. A secondary source is that created by someone not present at the event, or rather they can be termed as interpretations of events that already occurred. Examples of primary sources include works of art, photograph and letters. These examples connect people to the values, norms, beliefs and way of life that was held by the past generation thus helps them to trace back their culture, the sense of self, who they are and where they belong. Examples of secondary sources include; books,documentaries, and articles. Through this example, people learn and understand the rules and the expectation of society. They understand what is required of them and their values to uphold. Through these examples, an individual develops a sense of being and self.2.Explain how you see more clearly when you understand socialization forces.When I understand socialization forces, I see that individuals are an outcome of the things and the people we engage ourselves with. People learn to perform various rolessocially by engaging in behaviours defined by the expectation of the society that dictates what it means to be in a particular position or status in society (Grusec & Davidov, 2019).I also clearly understand that age, gender, norms, race, disability and other identity factors are also conveyed from one person to another through the socialization process. The way an individual socializes with other people can be influenced by issues
DEVELOPING INDENTITY 3such as trauma during his or her childhood, a place where he or she are socially located, and social isolation. I also clearly see that development of a sense of identity and self in children happens as they learn the culture roles, values, and expectations of their society. People acquire norms and systems of belief and learn about values through socialization. By understanding socialization forces, I can see that it is a process that goes on throughout anindividual's life. It does not stop. It is a process that teaches people how to behave

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