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Primary and Secondary Social Groups

Define and discuss the concept of primary and secondary social group. Additionally, review the correlation it has on values, norms, and ethics.

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As we progress through life we conduct our daily activities and interaction through others based on the values, norms, and ethics instilled by members of our family. How we approach society at large is based on the development we receive at a young age and progress into our adolescent years. The role of the family in the upbringing of a child is the core of the primary social group. According to Macionis (2011), the primary ...