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Socialization. The most important time when socialization occurs is between the ages of one and ten. We obviously learn throughout our lives, but this first ten years is most important in determining who we are for the rest of our lives.

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Tareq Al Jamal Sociology Socialization Socialization is learning. Socialization refers to all learning regardless of setting or age of the individual. In every group one has to learn the rules, expectations, and truths of that group, whether the group is your family, the army, or the state (nation). Socialization is the process where by people acquires personality and learns the way of life of their society. Essentially, one has to learn Culture. Learning culture is learning everything. It encompasses all the truths, values, rules, and goals that people share with one another. Culture is a shared perspective. The most important time when socialization occurs is between the ages of one and ten. We obviously learn throughout our lives, but this first ten years is most important in determining who we are for the rest of our lives. Masculinities have a big role between kids especially while growing up. It creates their image to all their peers and the whole society they live in. People have a lot reasons for playing sports in this book. ...read more.

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Some of them just did it simply because they love the game. They love what they are doing. Sports makes a person feel good about himself if he was good at it. It takes his mind of all the problems in life. Mass media is a very important role in our society especially these days. There are two types of mass media. First is print which could be books, magazines, and newspapers. The second is electronic which could be television, radio, and films. The purposes of mass media are to serve the interests of business and governments. First, the major media operates as business enterprises, the media elite, when making content decisions, must take into accounts the interests of the dominant economic groups and the large corporations that supply them with revenue. Secondly, given their symbolic relationship with government, these decisions must be weighed against the interests of political elites. Mass media is a very powerful tool. Given the media's strong influence on the molding of political, economic, and social reality, a key power issue concerns the decision-making process of news selection and presentation. ...read more.

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For me the reason I used to play soccer was only to be accepted by all my peers at that age. I was also really good at it in which I was appreciated by everyone in my society. It made me feel really good about myself. As for a connection between mass media and socialization I think that media is one of the important thing in a society. Media has a very powerful resource. The media controls information. Media is everywhere in out society these days. We see television everyday and read newspapers and on the weekends we go to the movies. The mass media shapes a lot of structure in our society. The media selects the news to transfer to people and selects the images for people to see and review and the media could even let people know only a small part of the story. As media could create tensions in a society. As the only way known in the whole world to reach the whole society is only by media. As media now shapes a lot of out culture that it has become the true means by which people construct their own versions of social reality. ...read more.

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