Agents and processes of socialization I

Social Studies J.S.S 3 Second Term


Agents and processes of socialization I

Performance Objectives

    1. Define socialization.

    2. Enumerate the agents of socialization.


Meaning of Socialization

Socialization is the process by which individuals acquire the languages, belief, values and technical skills of his society. Socialization is a life-long process from which we are always learning. The process of learning the culture of a community is called socialization. Every society is faced with the necessity of making a responsible member out of each child born into it. The child must learn the expectations of the society so that his behaviour can be relied upon. He must acquire the group norms. Society must socialize each member so that his behaviour will be meaningful in terms.... View More

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