Political Socialization Is A Particular Type Of Political Learning

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Political Socialization is a particular type of political learning where people develop the attitudes, values, beliefs, opinions and behaviors that are conducive to becoming a good citizen in their country. With political socialization there are many factors that are present when these views are formed, many are very apparent like historical events, and a clear effect such as gender, race, and socio-economics status. My own political views were formed the same way as everybody else were.
Through the first people I came to know, which were my parents. My parents taught me what the difference between a democrat and a republican were, what role the president plays in our government, and about our legislative branches which was based around their own views. When growing up my parents encouraged self-respect and individuality so, this taught me to think about things own my own and how I felt about them. They also taught me how to conduct myself on a day-to-day basis. Being taught these things by my parents made me a very open-minded person and this carries over strongly into how I view politics. I tend to focus on the single issues that are on the forefront and not on which party is proposing them.

This process could be perceived as “Good” because of the many factors
That are involved in our political culture. Family, education, mass media, and religion are just a few of the roles that are used in political socialization.

Family plays the most
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