Factors That Affect Our Socialization
norms of society. We become socialized. Socialization, by definition, is “the process by which individuals internalize the values, beliefs, and norms of a given society and learn to function as a member of that society (Conley). There are many agents of socialization, or people or groups who affect our socialization. These agents are: families, peers, media, school, and sometimes religious institutions (Conley).
All of these agents play a role in our socialization, and affect different parts of our lives