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Unformatted text preview: Socialization: Made into normal human beings Possessed of culture Able to participate in social relations. Kohn’s Research Working class parents valued conformity- More importance placed on values that involved external judgments Middle class parents valued self-expression and independence- More importance based on values that involved internal judgments All parents valued the same values The amount of emphasis on the various values differed. Why do parental values differ by class Many of the differences were due to work relationships and conditions-importance of conformity vs. self-expression Major findings Concerted cultivation socialization processes characterized middle-class families Accomplishment of natural growth socialization processes characterized working-class families. Socialization Processes Different socialization processes were seen most vividly in three different areas:-Organization of daily life-Use of language-Social connections Concerted cultivation- emerging sense of entitlement...
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- Spring '12
- Sociology, Bourgeoisie, middle class parents