Unsocialized

Unsocialized - Unsocialized Children

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Unsocialized” Children Socialization  is the process whereby infants and children  develop  into social beings. Among other  things, children develop a sense of self, memory, language, and intellect. And in doing so, they learn  from their elders the attitudes, values, and proper social behaviors of the culture into which they were  born. Becoming socialized benefits the individual by giving him or her the tools needed for success  in the native culture, and also benefits the society by providing continuity over time and preserving its  essential nature from generation to generation. In other words, socialization connects different  generations to each other.  Stories of children found after years of living in the “wild” without any human contact occasionally  appear in the literature. One of the most commonly cited examples is the  Boy of Aveyron  who 
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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