Week 7 - Week 7 Political Socialization Process by which we...

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Week 7 Political Socialization Process by which we obtain our political beliefs, opinions and attitudes o Agents #1 Agent is Family #2 Where we typically experience politics: School #3 Media #4 Interest groups #5 Churches/religion o Primary Tendency (Political Learning) What we learn early, we learn best o Structuring Tendency Early Learning Structures Later Learning, what I learned first will influence what I learn next. o Age Cohort Tendency Cohort group – group of people who go through everything at the same time If there is going to be a change in political beliefs in a large scale, it happens with younger people not the older Ideology – consistent set of beliefs based on core principals o Do you support or oppose an activist government in determining economic distribution? o Do you support or oppose an activist government in determining values? (Economic, values)
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PLSC 112 taught by Professor Sidlow during the Winter '08 term at Eastern Michigan University.

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