Primary socialization, also called initial socialization, is when a child learns to interact, behave and talk in society through family members. Secondary socialization occurs during the school years and adolescent years... More »

Family members are the primary and most important agents of socialization. Secondary agents of socialization include learning institutions, the church, mass media, peer groups and the workplace. Socialization is the proc... More »

Reciprocal socialization is when both the parent and child socialize each other through their interactions. For instance, a parent teaches the child how to speak, and later on parents pick up new slang phrases and words ... More »

Family members are the primary and most important agents of socialization. Secondary agents of socialization include learning institutions, the church, mass media, peer groups and the workplace. Socialization is the proc... More »

An example of culture shock is when someone struggles to adapt to the dining customs of another culture, such as spending hours everyday eating a meal with family members. If someone is used to a fast-paced lifestyle, it... More »

California's welfare program, CalWORKs, offers monthly cash assistance that varies based on a number of factors, including income, assets and the number of eligible family members. CalWORKs provides short- and long-term ... More »

A family subsystem refers to a form of grouping in which family members are distinguished according to roles, responsibilities, age or relationship. A family subsystem is usually formed in order to ensure everyone in the... More »