What is socialisation anh what are the agents of socialisation (informal and formal)?
- Socialisation explains how people learn the cultural norms, morals, responses and emotions deemed acceptable by society.
- It is the process which we learn to integrate and fit into society.
- Socialisation starts at birth and continues through the life span.
- Agents of socialisation (the people/places from whom we learn what we know)
- Formal: Religion, Media
- Informal: Family, peer groups