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    Socialization Agents in South Africa and America

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    Consider and explain two socialization agents and how these agents influence gender role development in South Africa and the United States?

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    One article blames government as an oppressive social institution for gender bias against South African girls:

    Shefer, T. (2010). Narrating gender and sex in and through apartheid divides. South African Journal Of Psychology, 40(4), 382-395.

    The article shows that "A number of recent studies on young boys and girls and their narratives on sexuality and desire further highlight the way in which racism and gender continue to intersect in the lived experiences of young people, their constructions of identities and how this impacts on intimate relationships between those of historically different apartheid locations of 'race' and class" (382). The author claims that government video and policies still subjugate women and girls, especially black females. The author identifies the intersection of racist practices with gender and class inequalities. There is a governmental notion of white privilege but also male privilege. ...

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