Agents of Social Control

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  • Created on: 26-09-18 18:27
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  • Agents of social contol
    • PEER GROUPS-Crucial in forming our attitudes to society and are very influential in determining behaviour.
    • SCHOOLS- Formally within a classroom or informally in teacher and student expctations.
    • RELIGION- Teaches right and wrong.
    • LEGAL SYSTEM- Most powerful institutions dealing with social control.
    • WORK- Need to conform to earn a living, gain promotion, etc.
    • FAMILY- Teaches right and wrong (primary socialisation)

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