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1

Define the term 'socialisation'

The process by which an individual learns the norms and values for their society.

2

What is primary socialisation?

The norms, values and language taught to people during the first 5 years of life by our family.

3

What case study exemplifies the vitality of proper primary socialisation?

Isabel the chicken girl

4

What is secondary socialisation?

The continuation of preaching the norms and values originally introduced during primary socialisation.

5

What are the 5 types of secondary socialisation?

1) Religion
2) Media
3) Education
4) Friends
4) Workplace

6

What is the hidden curriculum?

The non-academic things taught in education such as confidence in making friends, public speaking and independence.

7

For what 3 reasons can nature be argued as more significant than nurture when making us who we are?

1) We have personalised biology
2) We have an individual perspective
3) Bouchard twins

8

For what 3 reasons can nurture be argued as more significant than nature when making us who we are?

1) We are different due to different N+V
2) We would have no knowledge without nurture
3) Isabel the chicken girl

9

What is informal control?

The approval and disapproval of those around us

10

What is formal control?

Order exerted by groups formed solely to do so.

11

What are 3 examples of informal control?

1) Family and friends
2) Education
3) Religion

12

What are 3 examples of formal control?

1) Police
2) Government
3) Military

13

What is an advantage of informal control?

We want to impress our role models

14

What are two disadvantages of informal control?

Can be of a negative influence and is more colloquial.

15

What is an advantage of formal control?

It is more serious authority and sanctions

16

What are two disadvantages of formal control?

Laws are generally set and people reoffend.