Karl Marx And The Mass Media As Agents Of Socialization

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Karl Marx was a German economist and philosopher who is best known for hi Marxism theory Marxism. Marx believed economy to be the most powerful institution in society, which could sustain or create social stratification. According to his social theory there were two classes, the haves and have-nots. Marx believed every society had exploitation, but it could revolve through conflict and transform into a new one. Karl Marx, along with Friedrich developed Marxism; the philosophy behind Marxism is an Anti- Capitalism that is against differing social classes and materialism. They believed that economic conditions of people determine the social and political structures in which production is owned also known as communism.

Max Weber was a German
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2. As you moved through your childhood and adolescence, how did the relative importance of your family, school, peers, and the mass media as agents of socialization change? How would you account for these changes?
Responses should be in at least 3 paragraphs detailing the agents of socialization in your life from childhood to adolescence to adulthood. Double-check your grammar and spelling. Paragraphs must have at least 4 complete sentences thoughtfully explaining and describing your socialization. Remember this is a journal entry not a social media account When I think back to my childhood, it was very different to my adolescence years. I was born and raised in Pakistan. In a Pakistani culture a child’s life is a little different than most American children. In most American culture every family has different values such as most children are in day cares from a early age, involved in activities such swimming, soccer, ballet classes etc., diverse religious beliefs. Where as in a Pakistani culture everyone lives in a joint family unless under some circumstances such as moving because
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When I think back to my childhood I do see a lot of changes. I am not very connected to my family and do not really communicate with them as I use too because I have been so busy with my day – day life. My family has become very Americanized and sometimes it is hard for me to understand my the Pakistani norms and values I was raised with. Everyone in my house is busy dealing with their daily life and I sometime I don’t even see them because of the schedule difference which is very different to when I was growing up because we always saw our family and everyone was home from kids to adult by 8 pm. I also notice how social media has taken over my life and I am constantly on social media such as snap chat, what’s app, Instagram etc. Social activities such as concert, hookah lounges, clubs became more important then family time. As I was growing up after I moved here it didn’t seem any difference but now as I am growing older I do want to keep stay grounded to my roots and still incorporate my culture to my life because culture played a enormous roll in my life. To make these changes in my life I have decide to travel to Pakistan for two month’s which will be hard but I think it will help me get reconnected with my culture because I want to stay connected so I can pass it down to my children one

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