Socialization
Socialization, also spelled socialisation, is a term used by sociologists, social psychologists, anthropologists, political scientists and educationalists to refer to the lifelong process of inheritin...
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5 Charged With Criminal Homicide In Hazing Death of Baruch College Student
More than 30 people were charged -- including some with criminal homicide -- in connection with the death of Chun "Michael" Deng, 19, a Baruch College student who died after a hazing incident in the P...
He Caught A Fast Food Worker Doing This To A Disabled Customer, And Now It's Going Viral. Heartwarming
Over the past five years, Qdoba employee Ridge Quarles has gotten to know one particular customer. Though her identity is unknown, what we do know is that she is confined to a wheelchair, she loves Qd...
25 Crazy Rites of Passage
Coming of age is an important milestone in any culture but these 25 crazy rites of passage can get pretty intense.
Primary socialisation
Primary socialisation (or primary socialization) in sociology is the acceptance and learning of a set of norms and values established through the process of socialization. Typically this is initiated ...
Institution
Institutions are "stable, valued, recurring patterns of behavior." As structures or mechanisms of social order, they govern the behaviour of a set of individuals within a given community. Institutions...
Resocialization
Resocialization is defined as radically changing a person's personality by carefully controlling the environment. Key examples include the process of resocializing new recruits into the military so th...
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Rite of passage
Rite of passage in cultural anthropology is the Anglicisation of rite de passage, a French term innovated by the ethnographer, Arnold van Gennep, in his work Les rites de passage, "Rites of Passage." ...
Reciprocal socialization
Reciprocal socialization "is a socialization process that is bidirectional; children socialize parents just as parents socialize children". For example, the interaction of mothers and their infants i...
5 Charged With Criminal Homicide In Hazing Death of Baruch College Student
More than 30 people were charged -- including some with criminal homicide -- in connection with the death of Chun "Michael" Deng, 19, a Baruch College student who died after a hazing incident in the P...
He Caught A Fast Food Worker Doing This To A Disabled Customer, And Now It's Going Viral. Heartwarming
Over the past five years, Qdoba employee Ridge Quarles has gotten to know one particular customer. Though her identity is unknown, what we do know is that she is confined to a wheelchair, she loves Qd...
Focal socialisation agency
Focal socialisation agency (or focal socialization agency) in sociology is the name given to the agency which is most influential in process of socialisation upon an individual. Typically the first fo...
Samskaras
Sanskara (Sanskrit: संस्कार, saṃskāra, sometimes spelled samskara) are rites of passage in a human being's life described in ancient Sanskrit texts, as well as a concept in the karma theory of Ind...
Sacraments of initiation
The Sacraments of Initiation are the three rites that introduce a person into the Christian Church, namely, Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist. In his apostolic constitution Divinae consortium natur...
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Half-Sari Ceremony
Half sari function or Langa Voni Telugu: లంగా వోని, Pattu Pavadai Tamil: பட்டு பாவாடை, Langa Davani Kannada: ಲಂಗ ದ್ವನಿ. In South India, Ritu Kala Samskara Ceremony is an Indian Hindu ceremony performe...
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Generalized other
The generalized other is a concept introduced by George Herbert Mead into the social sciences, and used especially in the field of symbolic interactionism. It is the general notion that a person has o...
Role model
A role model is a person whose behavior, example, or success is or can be emulated by others, especially by younger people. The term "role model" is credited to sociologist Robert K. Merton, who coin...
Deposition (university)
The deposition (from Latin depositio cornuum, "taking off the horns") was a semi-official initiation ritual which was common at universities throughout Europe from the Middle Ages until the 18th centu...
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The National Debutante Cotillion and Thanksgiving Ball
The National Debutante Cotillion and Thanksgiving Ball of Washington, D.C. is an annual dance and formal debutante presentation of young women. It is one of the largest debutante balls in the United S...
Political socialization
Political socialization is the “study of the developmental processes by which people of all ages and adolescents acquire political cognition, attitudes, and behaviors”. It refers to a learning process...
Salting (initiation ceremony)
Saltings were festive ceremonies which, in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, initiated Cambridge and Oxford freshmen into the academic and social communities of their individual colleges. Humo...
Consumer socialization
Consumer socialization is the process by which young people develop consumer related skills, knowledge and attitudes. This field of study has increasingly interested policy makers, marketers, consumer...
Socialization of animals
Socialization of animals is the process of training animals to be kept by humans in close relationships, especially cats and working dogs.
Feral animals can be socialized with varying degrees of s...
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Helmet Boxing
Helmet boxing or Locker Boxing (also called a "Cage Rage," "Buckets," "Helmet fight" or "Helmets and Gloves") is a game played by primarily teenage hockey or lacrosse players in their dressing rooms o...
Adult bar and bat mitzvah
An adult bar/bat mitzvah is a bar or bat mitzvah of a person older than the customary age. Traditionally, a bar or bat mitzvah occurs at age 13 and 12 for boys and girls respectively. But many adult J...
300 Club
The 300 Club is the name given to the group of persons who have endured a range of temperature of 300° Fahrenheit (166°C) within a very short time. The practice originated at Amundsen-Scott South Pole...
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