Understanding Socialization in Culture, Society and Politics

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What is the primary focus of socialization?

Acquiring knowledge, language, values, habits, and skills

Which type of socialization occurs early in a child's life and is primarily influenced by the family and close friends?

Primary Socialization

Which type of socialization involves learning about appropriate behavior within a smaller group that is still part of a larger society?

Secondary Socialization

At what stage do children start to participate in Anticipatory Socialization and learn about their group culture and future expectations?

Anticipatory Socialization

What is the primary purpose of socialization?

To acquire knowledge, language, values, habits, and skills

Which type of socialization involves learning appropriate behavior within a smaller group that is still part of a larger society?

Secondary Socialization

What are the two processes an individual must go through to become a member of a society?

Socialization and enculturation

What is the result of the socialization and enculturation processes?

Formation of individual identity and norms

What is the role of norms in society?

To create predictability and social order

What is the difference between achieved status and assigned status?

Achieved status is based on abilities and hard work, while assigned status is determined by birth or circumstances

Which of the following is an example of an achieved status?

Being a professional athlete

What is the primary purpose of socialization and enculturation processes?

To integrate individuals into society and transmit cultural values

What does re-socialization involve?

Learning new values and beliefs when moving to a new group

Which aspect of socialization refers to culture, language, social structures, and an individual's rank within them?

Context

What does 'enculturation' involve?

Learning and acquiring cultural norms and values

What does 'content' refer to in socialization?

The details passed from a member to a new member

What is the primary purpose of professional or developmental socialization?

Developing an individual's skills and attitudes for the future

Which part of socialization addresses what happens to an individual after being exposed to specific content and processes?

Results and Outcomes

Learn about the importance and process of socialization in culture, society, and politics. Explore how individuals learn to behave according to societal norms, values, and customs. Understand the impact of socialization on individuals and communities.

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