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had to option in learning. At an early age I lived with them, so my first language that I wasproficient in became German, even though we were in America and I spoke English at school. Asa child, you don’t have a choice in how you are raised. My grandparents gave me a differentperspective on what being an American meant and gave me a step up on everyone else since Iknew a different language, and for this I am extremely grateful.Being raised in two different households with different languages, cuisines, and religionsgave me clarity and help mold me into a well-rounded individual. After my parents split, I wasfortunately old enough to form my own opinions and could not be tainted by the corruption ofmy father. This only made me more determined to create my own path and lead my future familyinto greatness. I am a blue collar working family man, who wants to give his children the samepositive experiences I was given, while keeping away the painful experiences I encountered. Iam in a plethora of roles at my job, with a main billet being an administrator. I deal daily withpeople from every race and sex all with their own unique personalities. We are shaped by fourmain agents of socialization: family, peers, media and religion.One of the most important agents of socialization is family. Family is responsible fordeveloping a child and assisting that child achieve his/her max potential. Although family is notthe only responsible aspect of molding a child Trudeau said, “parenting behaviors have beenfound to influence conduct problems directly and indirectly”. As perCosta, “the establishment of3
The Process of Socializationrules, monitoring and support were very challenging and important to the adolescents’development”. I agree with both statements and studies. Growing up, I was told to adhere to thestandards that a person needs to fit into public. My parents instilled to me the knowledge I coulduse to understand the wants, feelings, and the values of society. My family showed me the rightand wrong ways to intermingle in public and how one needs to act. By being attentive to mysurroundings, I was able to learn the good habits like brushing me teeth daily, holding opendoors, and saying please and thank you while being able to place these in my tool box. I was alsoable to pick up on the bad habits cursing in public, excessively drinking, and littering and wasable to avoid these practices. My mother showed me how to be kind, humble, and that familyshould always come first in the decision making process. The family is also meant to be asupport system where one can expressive themselves emotionally and creatively. When thefamily does their job correctly the results can be astronomical, but when the family fails the

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Term
Spring
Professor
Kelley
Tags
Sociology, Norms, marine corps

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