From an early age we are taught to conform to the values and mores of the society in which we live. Often times these ideas are born out of intuition and our observation of the culture around us, while other times we are taught them by our parents, peers, and other members of the society…
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While the values and beliefs of a people certainly vary by culture and tribe, the process of socialization remains largely unchanged. In an organized and functional system, members of any given group learn how to belong and integrate into their given society. They develop a system of morals and learn how to interact appropriately. Sure, there will always be members of a society that refuse to become socialized, but by and large human civilization has survived for thousands of years because the majority of its people agree to live by a set of prescribed rules and to abide by the values system that they are taught from an early age. This paper is an effort to explain the process of socialization and to also examine it from this student’s perspective and they eyes of a close friend. Technologies Impact on Socialization In generations past, a common pastime was to sit and talk with one another. While this might seem simple, it is shown to be one of the most effective ways that socialization takes place. When communicating verbally with one another, individuals pick up on cues (both verbal and non-verbal) that enable them to learn how to interact appropriately in their assigned culture. ...
240). In other words, the Internet itself it taking on the role of the primary influencing factor in how people become socialized. This is an entirely new process and one that is potentially wrought with conflict. When an individual has an over-reliance on the Internet, for example, they can begin to form their own self-identity based on the interactions they have on the computer. The may become detached from society at large and begin to accept the values and belief systems of a hidden online community (Anderson, 2012, p. 241). Since socialization is the process whereby new members of a group (either children or recent transplants to a new culture) learn how the existing members think, it is critically important that outside factors not influence how this occurs. Attitudes are developed and individuals learn to act appropriately within a group. If, however, a young person or recent addition to a culture spends the majority of their time away from the very people they live amongst, they may begin to lost touch with the reality of their situation. They may form attitudes and behave in ways that are contrary to the norms of the group simply because they have not been socialized within the group setting. Since this is a recent phenomenon, much research is still needed to determine the actualized effects of technology on society, but for now it remains something that should certainly be considered and monitored. Socialization and an Organization The process of socialization never really ends. At each stage of life, and with every new group entered, individuals must become socialized to some degree. For the first 22 or so years of our
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Socialization is crucial in helping create better relations. The way of parenting is a great determinant of how the children grow and develop. It also helps in their perception towards other society members. Socialization refers to a process through which people learn languages, acquire new social techniques, and obtain data.
It is the institution that provides the individuals with food, shelter, comforts and love, and offers unabated and unflinching moral and financial support to the members belonging to it. Additionally, family is also the first center that provides basic education, training, mannerism and ways to enter into interaction and communication with others.
The author states that for preteens and teenagers, the clothing was much more identifiable for male versus female articles, often decorated with different slogans and faux jewelry, suggesting a less rigorous lifestyle. These differences between early-aged youths and teenagers exist as it is during this stage where youths experience moratorium.
The number of advantages this new technology can have for all humanity is too many to ignore. Via the Internet, all parts of the world have become just a click away from us. Because this is a new technology, the Internet is used primarily by young people to know more about the world around them.
The specific feeling is explained as follows: there are people that wish to help others, no matter if the rewarding is not equal to their efforts (Calabrese 2004, p.21). People belonging in the above category tend to sacrifice their own interests for the good of others; in practice, it has been proved that the percentage of people entering nursing for the above reason can be high (Calabrese 2004, p.21).
According to the report traditional gender roles are changing and the playing field between men and women has been leveled. Socialization from infancy to old age/adulthood is dominated by the various roles that men and women play. Socialization is defined as the process of learning to engage in group life by the acquisition of culture.
The process involves verbalization, manipulation and canalization. There is a growing mindset that gender definition is subject to culture and social norms. The media plays a crucial role in the reinforcing and understanding of gender issues. The research aims at investigating the problem of gender socialization among adolescents and the impact influence exerted by the media.
This ever evolving behavior forms the basis of community life and inculcates in a human being the necessary demeanors that are in reality the requirements of the prevalent society. Another aspect of socialization is the persistence of a culture and traditions which form the basis of a society (Grusec and Hastings).
Knowledge of socialization imposes restrictions on the man in much the same way as religion. While a person does not believe in religion, he is free to the maximum possible limit. Such a person can make love with anyone, can eat and drink everything he wants, and can talk and do anything, because he has no reason why he should hold back.