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Unique Fontaine Soci 180Exam Essay 31.Define primary versus secondary sources. Provide three examples of each typeand explain how they contribute to identity development.The family, school, and peer groups are the three primary sources ofsocialization. The family has a significant impact, particularly during thedevelopmental stages leading up to adolescence. Primary socializationsources are when people learn how to act as a part of a particular culture orgroup of people, it occurs early in a child's life and is largely the product offamily and close friends' influence. A child learns basic societal norms andcustoms through primary socialization, when a child develops the beliefs, andbehavior that are acceptable for individuals as members of a specificcommunity. The immediate family and friends have a big impact on this. Mainsocialization involves topics like toilet training and acceptable mannerism.Secondary socialization is the process of understanding what is acceptableactivity in a tighter community within a larger society. It is the schools andworkplaces, that reinforce behavioral patterns. New workers, for example,learn about an organization's history, beliefs, terms, community, and practicesas they become socialized. Connections with peer, They help us grow our
identities by allowing us to interact with people with whom we share a lot ofinterests or with whom we want to connect. Religion: Influences our way oflife based on the standards of the religion we practice, as well as certainaspects of our family culture such as marriage and childbirth.(2.) Explain how you see more clearly when you understand socialization forces.Comprehending socialization forces allows me to have a deeperunderstanding of how I see and perceive myself, why I am different fromothers, and why I behave in a certain way that is not in line with others. If youunderstand socialization powers, you can see how the background narrativeof a person's life affects how they behave. You can see the bigger picture ofwhy someone is acting the way they are, you can be more empathy towardsthem. Socialization allows one to comprehend how global and cultural valuesshape individuals, as well as the interconnected existence of humans withintheir surroundings. The study of socialization will help us answer severalquestions about the nature vs. nurture controversy. The process ofsocialization is vital to an individual's growth. Many aspects of a child’s overall