political socialization


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political socialization

the process in any society in which the acquisition and internalization of political norms, values and beliefs occurs; the acquisition of POLITICAL CULTURE.

The study of political socialization, including child socialization, has been particularly important in those branches of political science and political sociology which have emphasized the role of political culture in the stability of POLITICAL SYSTEMS. Research into child political socialization faces significant problems. While a direct empirical study of the place of political ideas in child socialization has sometimes been possible, much research has of necessity had to rely on less reliable data based on adult recall of child socialization or on documentary evidence. see also AUTHORITARIAN PERSONALITY.

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It requires "political socialization," whereby individuals acquire political behavior and attitudes through their life experiences since their childhood.
(6) It is worth looking more closely at the four long-term developments underlying the erosion: the fragmentation of partisan politics, the decline of support for pro-sovereignty groups, the political socialization of the new generations, and the end of polarization around the national question as the primary political cleavage.
In these "impressionable years," on the other hand, long-term political outlooks and partisan identities are constructed as a result of a political socialization process that comes from the home and broader political environment.
Those who have not integrated into the American culture may still be influenced by the political culture of their home country and thus transmit this influence to second-generation Latinos through family political socialization processes (Jennings, Stoker, & Bowers, 2009).
The platform given by social media opened new means to encourage citizens to show commitment in politics and actively participate in political socialization. The usage of internet by the political elites creates more opportunities for political participation.
'The efforts of management, faculty members and students in the quick development of University of Turbat are commendable,' said the former minister while addressing a seminar on 'The Role of Education in Political Socialization' jointly organised by the UoT and Strengthening Participatory Organisation (SPO).
On contrary there are some other factors which are playing more effective role on the minds of young generation then political advertisement for examplewith respect to political socialization, compared to female, the male has more political awareness.
Political Socialization and High School Curriculum in the United States, American Political Review, 62(3).
Two, there is growing shift in electoral geographies from the established political parties to the radical far-rights and three, an apparent venture to breakdown the political socialization that has long maintained a dominant position.
According to Clawson & Oxley (2008) "the more trust in government citizens have, the more likely they will participate in politics throughout life."(p.51) Furthermore, Ekanem & Ikpe (2001) assert that some of the factors that affect political participation in Nigeria are the pattern of political socialization, culture, military rule, the commercialization of politics, and the political structure of the country, claims that should be the focus for further studies.
Connell B (1987) Why the "political socialization" paradigm failed and what should replace it.
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