Socialization

Socialization has 2 main purposes – pass on the culture and development of self (personality development). There are 5 main agents of socialization Family, Peers, School, Media and Religion. There are several videos on YouTube dealing with the process of socialization (including one that uses South Park).

Analyze how your behaviors, beliefs, values were shaped by the 5 agents of socialization:

  • family (5 pts)
  • peers (5 pts)
  • school (5 pts)
  • media (5 pts)
  • religion (5 pts)

You need to address each agent separately, utilizing the vocabulary and concepts from the Socialization chapter. (5 pts)