socialization
noun see socialize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • socialization — is the process by which we learn to become members of society, both by internalizing the norms and values of society, and also by learning to perform our social roles (as worker, friend, citizen, and so forth). There is an ongoing dispute about… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • socialization — (n.) 1841, in reference to personal associations; 1884 in reference to socialism; noun of action from SOCIALIZE (Cf. socialize) …   Etymology dictionary

  • socialization — (Amer.) n. process of learning to relate to and interact with others; process of adopting the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; act of establishing according to the principles of socialism; act of meeting for social purposes;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Socialization — The term socialization is used by sociologists, social psychologists and educationalists to refer to the process of learning one’s culture and how to live within it. For the individual it provides the skills and habits necessary for acting and… …   Wikipedia

  • socialization — [[t]so͟ʊʃəlaɪze͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] (in BRIT, also use socialisation) 1) N UNCOUNT Socialization is the process by which people, especially children, are made to behave in a way which is acceptable in their culture or society. [TECHNICAL] Female… …   English dictionary

  • socialization — noun 1. the action of establishing on a socialist basis the socialization of medical services • Syn: ↑socialisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑socialise (for: ↑socialisation), ↑socialize …   Useful english dictionary

  • socialization — /soh sheuh leuh zay sheuhn/, n. 1. a continuing process whereby an individual acquires a personal identity and learns the norms, values, behavior, and social skills appropriate to his or her social position. 2. the act or process of making… …   Universalium

  • socialization — noun a) The process of learning one’s culture and how to live within it. Socialization skills are important things to learn in kindergarten. b) The act of interacting with others, of being social. Force socialization rarely creates strong… …   Wiktionary

  • socialization — so|cial|i|za|tion [ˌsəuʃəl aıˈzeıʃən US ˌsouʃələ ] n [U] 1.) the process by which people, especially children, are made to behave in a way that is acceptable in their society ▪ Schools play an important part in the socialization of our children.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • socialization — noun (U) the process by which people, especially children, are made to behave in a way that is acceptable in their society: the socialization of young offenders …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • socialization — socializacija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Individo tapimas visuomenės nariu, socialinio vaidmens ir pareigų prisiėmimas; visuomenės, kuriai priklauso individas, socialinių normų, socialinių santykių ir kultūros vertybių… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

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