Chapter 1 Introduction to Sociology:Agents of Socialisation
Importance of early socialization: every child has his Physical Needs and Social Needs which are to be fulfilled. For example, Noam Chomsky said: “no language stimulation in the first five to six years, a kid will not be able to acquire speech”.
Agents of socialization: Early: ( •Family •School •Peer Group •Media). Adult (•Marriage and Responsibility •Parenthood •Career •Travel •Media •Social Networks).
Family: GREAT impact, the first and primary agent to teach everybody, even teenagers. Socialization varies families (parents-painters=>more freedom and encourage imaginative thinking; parents who do routine activities=> value of obedience) and cultures (different role of a family Continue reading...