Work as agent of socialization?
Work is considered to be an agent of socialization. People are able to meet at workplace and socialization is promoted between the various individuals in a particular work station.
The family is the first major agent of socialization for most individuals. They help children to internalize culture and develop a social identity. They also provide an ascribed social status to its young members, and play a key part in early sex-rol socialization. It can also go in the opposite direction, the child will usually socialize its family mebers by getting them used to their routines and will create signals for their needs.
Sport is an agency of socialization as it is, in theory, a major stereotyped subject. This is because Males, in Britain, are expected too play 'Dirtier sports' such as Football, Rugby L&U, and Hockey, whereas females are more likely too take up Dancing and such. It also teaches us to work as a team, and too respect hierarchy (in some cases)
The product of the different agents of socialization make us who we are. Socializing agents influence our thoughts and actions. Family is considered to be the most important agent of primary socialization. The family teaches children basic skills that allow them to function in society. As children grow older the family's influence is reduced. Schools become the main agent of secondary socialization, teaching children how to become "good citizens" (the hidden curriculum). As children continue…
Deviant social behavior is best explained by changes in the society's value system and not failures of primary agent of socialization?
Agents of socialization are ways that a person learns to adjust or adapt to society or a culture. These agents can be family, which is the most popular, mass media, school, and peers. Music falls under mass media. Many people relate to music and use it as an outlet or as well as answers to their many problems in life. Examples are if a churchgoer has a bad day and start to question their faith…