The family

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  • The family -  Primary socialisation
    • How socialisation occurs
      • manipulation - the way in which parents encourage and discourage behaviour as they feel appropriate
      • Language - words and names parents use
      • Expectations - parents hopes
      • Activities - learn about wider culture through certain activities
      • Role models (w/in the family)
      • Imitation - copying behaviour of adults
      • Identification-think of someone they admire and pretend to be them
      • Social control - +ve and -ve so kids behave in the appropriate way
    • Theory
      • Functionalists- parents create child's personality, parsons - gender roles
      • Marxists - submitting to authority and being obedient, children socialised into being conforming members of society. - benefits capitalist system


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