Sociology Lecture notes socialization

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IV. Socialization Socialization is learning (see Charon, 1987:63-69). Socialization refers to all learning regardless of setting or age of the individual . Socialization is the process by which we learn the ways of a particular group. In every group one has to learn the rules, expectations, and truths of that group, whether the group is your family, the army, or the state (nation). Socialization is the process where by people acquire personality and learn the way of life of their society. Essentially, one has to learn Culture . Learning culture encompasses all the truths, values, rules, and goals that people share with one another. Culture is a shared perspective. The most important time when socialization occurs is between the ages of one and ten . We obviously learn throughout our lives, but this first ten years is most important in determining who we are for the rest of our lives. A. Primary Socialization Primary socialization is the process whereby people learn the attitudes,
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  • Fall '11
  • Wrigley
  • Sociology, anticipatory socialization, C. Gender Socialization, Schaefer & Lamm

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