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The child and society : the process of socialization.

Author: F Elkin; G Handel
Publisher: New York : Random House, 1960.
Series: Studies in sociology, SS19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers an overview of the socialization of the child in modern society. This book focuses on theory, social class, ethnic groups and communities, and the role of such agencies of socialization as the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F Elkin; G Handel
ISBN: 0075573180 9780075573180
OCLC Number: 1037681987
Description: 121 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: 1. Socialization Defined. 2. Preconditions for Socialization. Biological Inheritance: An Ongoing Society. 3. The Processes and Outcomes of Socialization. Society and Socialization: Emotionally Significant Relationships; Communication; The Significance of Significant Others; Socialization and Time; Outcomes of Socialization. 4. Socialization and Subcultural Patterns. Social Class; Community of Residence; Ethnic Groups. 5. Agencies of Socialization. The Family; The School; The Peer Group; The Media of Mass Communication. 6. Sex, Socialization, and Gender. Sex and Biology; Sex and Social Organization; Socialization Agents and Processes; Gender Roles and Identities; Egalitarian Ideologies and the Future. 7. Socialization in Later Life. Socialization in Adolescence; Socialization in Adulthood. Notes and References. Selected Readings. Index
Series Title: Studies in sociology, SS19.


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