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Political Socialization in the Absence of Reason

<span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Culture is the fabric that binds society. Socialization or the lack thereof, is a cognitive operation of acceptance. What a person recognizes as valid is a process of giving consent to the underlying principles and norms that make up a value system. The actual method of internalizing a view of life is usually the end product of institutional design and political indoctrination. In order to define the nature of political socialization, examine some popular definitions.</span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Compare both versions of <a href="http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/Political-Socialization.topicArticleId-65383,articleId-65491.html">Political Socialization</a>.</span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">"Political socialization is a lifelong process by which people form their ideas about politics and acquire political values. The family, educational system, peer groups, and the mass media all play a role. While family and school are important early in life, what our peers think and what we read in the newspaper and see on television have more influence on our political attitudes as adults."</span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">A second viewpoint of <a href="http://imej.wfu.edu/articles/1999/1/02/demo/Glossary/glossaryhtml/psocialization.html">Political Socialization</a> states:</span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><a href="http://batr.org/solitary/111112.html">Read the entire essay from the Solitary Purdah archives</a></span>