The Harvest / La Cosecha

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The Harvest/La Cosecha Anticipatory socialization Anticipatory socialization is an agent of socialization process, facilitated by social interactions, in which non-group-members learn to take on the values and standards of groups that they aspire to join, so as to ease their entry into the group and help them interact competently once they have been accepted by it. Many of the farmers featured in the film have started crops as early as 5 or 8 years of age as soon as they came to live in the United States. This method would turn crops into an integrated knowledge for the immigrants and children for them to work endlessly at a fast and steady pace without being overwhelmed by the tiresomeness of the work due to experience. Zulema started working in the fields at the age of 5. Victor and Zulema’s mother began picking crops when they were 8. It is unknown when Perla started picking crops, in fact, it is unknown if Perla or any of her family picks crops at all as they have never been seen engaging in such in any part of the film. Most of the farm workers have learned about crops through their families. Zulema’s grandmother, for example, taught her entire family about crops which became their primary knowledge. The Harvest/La Cosecha Ideal Culture and Real Culture Ideal culture is our ideas, values, and beliefs (nonmaterial culture), and real culture is our physical cultural objects (material culture). Ideal culture is our law and government, and real culture

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