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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA01H3
Professor
Malcolm Mac Kinnon
Semester
Fall

Description
Lecture 4 Socialization Aspects of Socialization Primary Socialization Rene Spitz Study o Study compared children being raised in an orphanage with children being raised in a prison nursing home o Consequences for children in orphanage with minimal human contact Less demanding for attention More susceptible to infections Higher death rate Slower development (maturing) Possibility of impaired sexual functioning upon maturity (close contact with other people can influence intimate relationships) o Primary socialization is crucial for social adjustment o Children who are praised and well complimented are better adjusted socially, children who are put down have their self esteem destroyed o Should not insulate children from failure however o When does primary socialization end? Hard to determine exactly. Parental Influence decreases once they enter school o Power of suggestion can be very strong Preindustrial times, children regarded as small adults Children were expected to be capable of behaving like adults, when they didnt they were punished harshly Adolescenceis a new idea to describe teenage years Secondary socialization (aside from parents and siblings) from school o Different ways of thinking are introduced www.notesolution.com
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