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Socialization

Socialization
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The general process of acquiring culture is known as socialization. It is the process through which younger generation learns. Socialization also means going out and meeting people or hanging out with friends.It is the process, with the help of which living organism is changed into a social being. It is the process by which individuals gain knowledge, basic skills, values, beliefs, behavior and the certain character that enable a child to participate as an effective member of groups and society.

Representative and Process of Socialization

Representatives of Socialization
Representatives of Socialization

Representative causes something to occur. They are also a member that influences another capacity/ ability. Socialization occurs throughout our life. So, the representative of socialization can be individuals, groups, institutions, places, events or situations . The representative of socialization may be family, school, peer-group and mass media. Socialization is the process learned by an individual. It is not something which individual gets by birth. Human infants are born without any culture. They must be transformed by their parents, teachers, and others into the culture and socially adopted animals. Socialization occurs, first in the family. For example, your parents might ask you to do "Namaste" when the elder people come in your house or you might be instructed to take off your shoes while entering the room.

  • Family and Society
    Family and society, both play an important role in the socialization of a child. The family is usually considered to be the most important representative of socialization. Parents or those who play the role of parent are responsible for teaching to function and care. A child learns by copying. So, the behavior of the child depends on which class the child belongs.The children learn most of the things from the Society. So, the behavior of the children also depends on the people of the Society.

  • Friends/ Peers
    Similarly, a child also learns many things from his/ her friends. The peer-group activities help in the emotional and moral development of a child. He learns about languages and way to speak and also learns who s/he is. They also learn to cooperate and support from their friends.

  • School
    The most important representative of childhood socialization is the school. Generally, a child learns many things from school. S/he learns how to respect the elder, love and care the youngers. Encouraged and taught by teachers at school a child learns various skills and behaviors. Children learn to be successful, learn to be quiet, to wait and sometimes to act interested even when they are not. They learn the way how he should behave with his friends and elders.

  • Mass media
    Likewise, a child also learns many things from the media. It presents a perspective in which a child sees the whole world and learns what is happening in other parts of the world. Mass media includes television, internet, radio, movies, books and magazines.

We also learn many things from our friends, media, books, newspapers, and magazines.Everything that we learn from our family, teachers and friends help us to adapt ourselves to our society throughout our life.
Every society is faced with the necessity of making a responsible member out of each child born into it. The child must learn the expectation of the society. The individual learns the reciprocal responses of the society. Socialization is the process by which human begin to acquire the skills necessary to perform as a functioning member of their society. It represents the whole process of learning throughout the life course and is a central influence on the behavior, beliefs and actions of adults as well as of children. It is the process of adjustment in particular culture, family, religion and community. It helps a person to participate in social groups and society. It helps in the stable functioning of society and community.



  •  Socialization depends on children learning through specific kinds of thinking processes. 
  • We also learn many things from friends, media, books, newspapers and magazines. Everything that we learn from our family, teachers and friends help us to adapt to our society throughout our life.
  • The general process of acquiring culture is known as socialization. It is the process through which younger generation learns.
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Very Short Questions

There are mainly four representatives of socialization. They are family, school, peer-group and mass media.

Socialization occurs throughout our life, but most important socialization occurs in childhood. Family, school, peers and mass media are the people or groups responsible for our socialization during childhood and throughout our life.

Family is usually considered to be the most important representative of Socialization. Our parents or those who play the parent role are responsible for teaching us to function to the right path. The behaviour of a child depends on, which class the child belongs. The children learn most of the things from the family. So family plays an important role in the socialization of a child.

The next important representative of child socialization is the school.Children learn to be sucessful, learn to be quiet, to wait and sometimes to act interested even he is.A child also learns many things from school, he learn how to respect the old, feeble and the youngers.Children learn knowledge for the continuation of one's life from the school.So, in this way school help in Socialization of a child.

The three things I have learned from friends are as follows:

  • To be in the unity, so that the problems may be discussed and solved.
  • To give the company, in need.
  • To progress in the exam.

Socialization is the process of adjustment in particular culture, family, religion and community. Socialization occurs throughout our life. It helps a person to participate in social groups and society. It guarantees the smooth functioning of society and community. So, socialization is very important.

 

 

Family, school and friends are the primary agents of socialization.

An agent is someone that makes something happen or causes something to occur.

A family plays very important role in the socialization of child.

Mass media includes television, internet, radio, movies, books and magazines.

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  • An____is something that makes something happen or causes something to occurs.

    employees
    agent
    watchmen
    officer
  • ________plays very important role in the socialization of a child.

    Enemy
    Family
    Nation
    Society
  • ______is a gradual process of adjustment in a particular culture, family, religion and community.

    Socialization
    Nationalization
    Individual
  • The general process of acquring culture is known as_______

    Individual
    socialization
    nationalization
  • Your parents might ask you to do ________ when the elder people come in your house.

    handshake
    hello
    Namaste
    goodbye
  • _______is the first school of child.

    Family
    Friends
    Nation
    Relatives
  • _______ includes television, internet, radio, movies, books and magazines.

    communication
    Public media
    Mass media
    sponsored media
  • Things learned from_____ are equally important for the emotional and moral development of a child.

    enemy
    peer-groups
    nation
    family
  •  _______presents a setting in which public sees the whole world and learns what is happening in other parts of the world.

    Media
    Campaign
    Feed
    Information
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