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Institutional Oppression and Agents of Socialization

Describe the various agents of socialization and why they are important. Do you think socializing agents contribute to an institutionalized system of social inequality?

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Socialization is the process by which one acquires and imbibes knowledge and skills based on social and cultural norms and practices of society that allows one to survive and thrive in society. It is lifelong as inheriting, disseminating and learning of knowledge, skills, practices and ideologies are continual events of life. It begins therefore at childhood and continues throughout the lifespan. What we learn depends on the knowledge, culture, skills and world-views of our parents, our primary caregivers and the ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise on the topic of institutional oppression and agents of socialization. The agents of socialization are discussed, with their relevance explained in terms of promoting social inequality. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.