Widely shared set of beliefs and values concerning government and other individuals Protection of basic freedoms, equality under the law, etc.
The process by which we get our political attitudes, values and beliefs. Who are the agents of our political socialization?
Family Peers Schools Religious and Civic organizations Mass Media Selective exposure? Selective perception? Political Activities
Family-values and politics Peers-see family Schools-patriotism, respect for authority-- -pledge of allegiance, civics requirements Religious/Civic organizations-moral views and responsibilities (abortion, assistance to the poor, etc.) Mass Media-? MTV, Facebook, Twitter Political Activities: discussing politics, working on a campaign, SGA, etc.
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