POL2000 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT WK 5 ASSIGNMENT
... 5 al Affiliation) Week 5 What is the process by which we develop our political attitudes, values, and beliefs?
We build up our political outlooks from diverse mentors and educators through a technique known as political socialization. Political socialization begins from infancy, and family units, along with educational institutions, which are typically our two main imperative political educators. We gain knowledge of our culture in infancy and teenage years, but we restructure our views as we grown up. A common building block of political socialization within the majority of cultures is jingoism, a realization of the country-state and of fitting into it (Magleby, Light, & Nemacheck, 2011, pp. 214).