SOCY 7351X Sociology of Socialization
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 750.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Social interactive processes that shape the individual's identification and participation in society. Social learning of culturally preferred and variant values, norms, role identifications and behaviors. Internalization and reinforcement by cumulative participation in role relationship systems of family, friends, school, religion, work. Dynamic interplay between primary and later socialization. Conflict and consensus among varying socialization sources. Functioning in social stability and social change including conditions of drastic resocialization.