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    Our book gives the definition of political socialization as: The process by which individuals come to adopt the attitudes, values, beliefs and opinions of their political culture. Socialization is the term we give for how our environment shapes our beliefs. Studies show that the process of socialization begins as early as pre-school age. When we are young we are very impressionable and all the things around us in our environment help us to form an opinion(s) about our surroundings and help us to form beliefs about certain systems or things such as politics. Socialization starts by people and events in our environment that leave a lasting impression on us. For example, if our parents watch the news every night and comment on agreeing…

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    Political Socialization Many people in the Unites States chose to be a part of the different political parties. The reasons may vary, but, generally, joining a political party is about being a part of the government. Americans have to choose what party to be a part of by establishing their political beliefs and values. These certain beliefs are typically shaped by personal agents of socialization. These agents include family, school, religion, community, peers, media, and peoples ' opinion.…

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    acquired throughout different sources. Also, how consistent and strong are these attitudes vary by person. In addition, at individual level opinion on certain issues, evaluations of candidates, campaigns, and parties are based on five different factors. Two of these main factors are Political Socialization and Framing. Political socialization starts early in life, but it continues during adulthood, and it changed based on direct or indirect experiences. Framing can affect citizens’ opinions…

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    The process of political socialization goes beyond an individual learning information about how the world actually operates, and instead relates to an individual developing a point of view about how people and institutions should operate.” (From Book Chapter 1 and section 1.3) From reading the definition of what political socialization all the way back in week 1, I have taken time to figure out who and what were some impacts on my political views. Throughout chapter one in the book it states…

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    1) Political Socialization is the process of how people form their political beliefs and attitude. The three main influences of political socialization are family, peers, and the media. Family incubates political attitude and opinion Parents transfer political attitudes to their children through communication and receptivity (acceptance). Children seek parental approval and parents constantly communicate feeling and preferences. Children acquire part preferences by listening to their parents.…

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    Political socialization, a process which a person obtains their political beliefs and values, unknowing or knowingly, families tend to pass on criticism or political views onto their children. When I was in fifth grade I remember my high school sister doing research on her laptop over George Bush. Telling by her puzzled expression I could tell there was something wrong. It wasn’t long when she started talking to her computer screen voicing her opinion over George bush’s thoughts and plans on…

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    When political scientists look at voting behavior and political beliefs, they often turn to people’s upbringings. When looking at this, one area often studies is the environment where people grew up. This means the city and state of a person’s upbringing. While many say that the most effective way to influence political beliefs is through those closest to a person, the geography of where they grew up cannot be ignored. States in America vote for presidents, not people directly and this provides…

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    Political Socialization, being the way thoughts and opinions about politics are formed, is of great importance as it helps shape views of politics. Politics is affected by many factors, some ordained by the creation of the world, and some fated by human interference. Black Lives Matter is an activist movement demanding freedom, justice and equality in the United States for African Americans. The manner in which citizens form opinions is an extensive process including environmental factors,…

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    In this political study, the formation of public opinion in the political sphere will be defined through “political socialization” and the “agents of political socialization.” Personally, I will define how my concept of “middle class” politics has been nurtured in my political beliefs through my family and environment. My “self-interests” are based on my father’s view of the middle class as an important part of American life, which has inspired him to traditionally vote for the Democratic Party.…

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    Political socialization is the learning process through which most people acquire their political attitudes, opinions, beliefs, and knowledge. This is how the people form a political opinion; starting in childhood and continuing through their entire life. Family is the big culprit on starting a child’s political opinion, however, other examples are school, peers and television. Since political socialization starts with family, children tend to perceive the world as their parents do. Whether that…

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