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Analysis of Police Corruption - in-Depth Analysis of the Problem
Seven Agents Of Socialization And How Important They Are To Each Of Us
Individuals or groups carry out socialization. They are called agents of socialization.
Society relies on these agents to do most of the socialization: family, neighborhood,
religion, day care, school, peer groups, and the work place.
Family is the most influential agent of socialization. Our experiences in the family
establish our initial motivations, values, and beliefs. In family we start to think of
ourselves as being smart or dumb, good looking or ugly. We learn emotion control so
when we get out into the world, we know how to get along with others without physical
violence. We also learn public rules and moral values.
Some neighborhoods are better than others in a lot of different ways. Neighborhoods
can also be an influence in socialization. Kids that grow up in poor neighborhood are
more likely to get into trouble than kids that grow up in a wealthier neighborhood. Pour
neighborhoods are also more likely to have more high school drop outs than the wealthier
neighborhoods. Usually kids that grow up n a poor neighborhood have lower standards
later on as an adult than a kid that grows up in a wealthier neighborhood.
Religious plays an important role in socialization. People who attend religious
services learn beliefs about the here after and values. They learn how to act and dress for
formal gatherings. Religion also provides the foundation of morality for people who are
religious and for people who never attend religious ceremonies.
Studies have proved that daycare plays an important role in socialization. The studies
prove that kids who spend more time in a day care have a weaker bond with their mother
than a kid that stays at home with a parent. They have also proven that kids are meaner if
they spend a lot of time at a day care. On the other have kids that...