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  • Socialisation

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    Socialisation, according to the Collins dictionary of sociological terms, ‘ is a process of learning how to behave according to the expected norms of your culture’, it includes how one learns to live in the way that others expect of them, and helps social interaction by means of give and take of common values, customs, traditions and languages. This is an ongoing process which not only leads to the all round development of an individual, but also cultivates within a person a sense of belonging with

  • The Stages Of Socialisation

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    Mrs Lamplough and class. Socialisation is a process in which a person goes through, where they learn about the culture, belief and values, in order to survive in society. There are two levels of socialising, the first level is known as primary socialisation. Parents, siblings and carers play an important role in this stage of socialisation. Their influence involves speech, values and beliefs. Primary socialisation is probably the most important level of socialisation as at this stage the child

  • Gender And Gender Socialisation

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    Socialisation’ is “a term used to refer to the lifelong process of inheriting and disseminating norms, customs and ideologies providing the individual with the skills and habits necessary for precipitating within one’s society, thus the means by which social and cultural continuity are attained” (, 2015). The process of socialisation involves an individual such as an adolescent having interactions with various agents of socialisation. Agents of socialisation are groups or institutions

  • Gender Socialisation Gender

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    Socialisation refers to “the lifelong social experience by which people develop their human potential and learn culture”. (Macionis, 2012) In the society we live in today there is a strong difference between what is considered “boy” and what is considered “girl”. This is because from the time we are born, to the time we die we are expected to conform to a gender role. Gender socialisation is the development for boys and girls to be socialised differently. Boys are raised to conform to the male gender

  • Socialisation: The Process Of Socialization

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    Socialisation is the process by which people learn characteristics of their group norms, values, attitudes and especially behaviours. Socialisation occurs throughout our life, but most importantly it occurs in childhood. Four big impacts of socialisation during our lives are family, school, peers, and media. “As children are socialised, they learn which behaviours are acceptable and which are unacceptable. Boys are often encouraged to imitate their fathers’ activities, as this boy is doing” (David

  • Gender As A Product Of Socialisation

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    Australian sociologist, Connell, has provided theories in order to aid in understanding the way in which gender is manifested and shapes the experience of illness. Her Gender, Health and Theory publication ultimately views gender as a product of socialisation (Connell, 2012). According to Connell, Gender is seen as “the active social process that brings reproductive bodies into history, generating health consequences not as a side-effect but in the making of gender itself” (Connell, 2012, p.1675). Her

  • Primary and Secondary Socialisation

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    Discrimination and equality Introduction Within this study report I will look at how young people can be discriminated against within the wider society and how I could and would challenge this within my youth work practice. This study report will also highlight current legislation and give a critical reflection on how the youth service can use the legislation to practice equality and diversity. Within this report I will also analyse and evaluate my own knowledge and understanding of equality

  • Effects Of Socialisation In South Africa

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    During the Apartheid era of oppression, Steve Biko explains in the 1970s that the black people of South Africa were treated unfairly, to the extent to which their African identities were stolen due to forced socialisation. The Apartheid government put in structures which purposefully taught these Africans that their sole purpose was to serve subserviently to white South Africans, taking away their culture and distancing them from their history. They achieved this my means of altering their education

  • A Theoretical Perspective On Organisational Socialisation

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    provides a sense of comfort and belonging. Furthermore, it instills confidence to carry out respective roles efficiently. The process by which individuals incorporate themselves into society and into organisations is defined as socialisation (Jablin 2001). Socialisation theories usually focus on paid workers and their experiences within an organisation (Miller 2012). What they fail to consider is that volunteers within an organisation are also equally important and in need of the same guidance and

  • Importance Of Primary And Secondary Socialisation

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    What is primary and secondary socialisation? In the midst of basic socialisation, youths take in different crucial things that they ought to function as they create. These lessons are discovered not simply by direct instructing, like how to scrutinise and make, moreover roundabout by viewing friends and family. Children can get practices, traditions and acknowledge what is ordinary from them through facilitated and underhanded correspondence. Discretionary socialisation can be all the more difficult