Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Family School Peers Mass Media.  What are the important functions of the family?  They are the primary focus for procreation and socialization  We.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Family School Peers Mass Media.  What are the important functions of the family?  They are the primary focus for procreation and socialization  We."— Presentation transcript:

1 Family School Peers Mass Media

2  What are the important functions of the family?  They are the primary focus for procreation and socialization  We form a sense of self and acquire beliefs and values from the family  We learn about the dominant culture and those to which our family belongs.

3  Why is the family especially significant to young children?  Because young children have little social experience beyond it’s boundaries, and no basis for comparison or evaluating how they are treated by their own family.

4  How do conflict theorists see socialization?  Socialization contributes to a “false consciousness”, a lack of awareness and distorted perception of reality.  Socialization reaffirms and reproduces the class structure in the next generation rather than challenging the conditions that currently exist.  Examples:

5  Why have schools come to play a larger role in the socialization of young people?  Because of the amount of time children in an educational setting has increased.

6  Why have pre-school and daycare programs increased in the last two decades?  Because of the increase in the number of one parent families or families in which both parents work.  70% of Canadian preschool children are in daycare.

7  How have children benefited from daycare and pre-school programs?  Studies have shown that they have a positive effect on the overall socialization of the child.  Especially beneficial for children from less advantaged backgrounds, as they provide learning experiences they might not learn at home.

8  VIEWS OF SCHOOL FUNCTIONALISTCONFLICT Schools are responsible for: -Teaching students to be productive members of society. -Transmission of culture -Social control and personal development - Selection, training and placement of individuals on different rungs in the society. -Students have different experiences in school depending on their social class, ethnic background, gender, etc… - “Hidden Curriculum” Competition, materialism, work over play, obedience to authority and attentiveness - Education is more based on child’s ability to conform.

9  A group of people who are linked by common interests, equal social position and usually similar age.  In what ways are peer groups important agents of socialization?  Function as agents of socialization by contributing to our sense of “belonging” and feelings of self-worth.  Provide adolescents with some degree of freedom from authority  Teach about acceptable behavior  Reflect larger culture and pass that on to others

10  Large scale organizations that use print, electronic means (such as radio, television, film and internet) to communicate with large numbers of people.  5 ways in which mass media serve as an agent of socialization:  Inform us about events  Introduce us to a wide variety of people  Provide an array of viewpoints on current issues  Make us aware of products and services  Entertain us- provide us with the opportunity to live vicariously through other peoples experiences

11  Consequences of watching television: POSITIVENEGATIVE -Can enhance children’s development by improving: Language development Concept formation skills Reading skills Encouraging prosocial skills -Lower grades in school -Read fewer books -Exercise less -Obesity -TV violence (average child will witness approximately


Download ppt "Family School Peers Mass Media.  What are the important functions of the family?  They are the primary focus for procreation and socialization  We."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google