Unwritten rules of acceptable behaviour in social situations.
Lifelong process of learning the culture of a society.
How individuals see and define themselves and how other people see and define them
Widely accepted beliefs that some things are worthwhile.
Status given by birth or family background. Cannot be changed by individuals.
Patterns of behaviour expected from individuals in society.
Way of life of a particular group or society.
Norms which have lasted for a long time and have become a part of society's tradition.
Primary agent of socialisation.
The role position someone occupies or have in society.
Mostly refers to the social importance of a person in the eyes of other members in the society.
People's patterns of behaviour which others copy and model their own behaviour on.
Status achieved by an individual's own efforts or talents mainly through education.