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Key Terms Chapter 05: Socialization

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    Words (or words that have the same definition)The definition is case sensitive(Optional) Image to display with the definition [Not displayed in Glossary, only in pop-up on pages](Optional) Caption for Image(Optional) External or Internal Link(Optional) Source for Definition
    (Eg. "Genetic, Hereditary, DNA ...")(Eg. "Relating to genes or heredity")The infamous double helix; Delmar Larsen
    Glossary Entries
    Anticipatory Socializationthe way we prepare for future life roles    
    Degradation Ceremonythe process by which new members of a total institution lose aspects of their old identities and are given new ones    
    Generalized Otherthe common behavioral expectations of general society    
    Hidden Curriculumthe informal teaching done in schools that socializes children to societal norms    
    Moral Developmentthe way people learn what is “good” and “bad” in society    
    Naturethe influence of our genetic makeup on self-development    
    Nurturethe role that our social environment plays in self-development    
    Peer Groupa group made up of people who are similar in age and social status and who share interests    
    Resocializationthe process by which old behaviors are removed and new behaviors are learned in their place    
    Selfa person’s distinct sense of identity as developed through social interaction    
    Socializationthe process wherein people come to understand societal norms and expectations, to accept society’s beliefs, and to be aware of societal values    
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