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Socialization in Today’s Society
Andrea Gibson
South University Online

Families have changed greatly over the past 60 years, and they continue to become more diverse. Families are strong, they teach about right and wrong. Families also teach how to communicate and deal with your problems. Dealing with families you can be faced with problems with diverse families, marriages, and the rights for women. Having strong socialization and family value, can better prepare you for the future.

Family can be considered as the most important agent of socialization because of the foundation of family and what it stands for. Family teaches you how to communicate and how to better deal with your feelings. Having a mother and father communicate with each other is a good example to a child on how socialization starts. Family is also a good example because there are many different personalities in that house. Each teaches you how to deal with a person that is nothing like you. So family is the start on how a child to socialize with the world.

The dramatic change to American families is the economy and technology. Money issues are going every day. Forcing both parents to have to work a full day of work, and spend less time with their children. Technology also plays a big role in this change. When technology is present in today’s communities it requires less interaction with people and more with the technology. Back in the days there was less technology and more family time. It taught people how to deal with one another. Now a days you just pick up the phone, or threw a text to communicate with the person. Technology is not all bad it just don’t teach people how to deal with people and their feelings.

Differences between marriages and the family life is that a marriage may have a mother and a father, and in a family life it may just be a parent and some kids. In a marriage usually it’s more of a support system like having more money, and having both parents raising...
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