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so·cial·ize

 (sō′shə-līz′)
v. so·cial·ized, so·cial·iz·ing, so·cial·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To place under government or group ownership or control: socialized medical care.
2. To cause to accept or behave in accordance with social norms or expectations: techniques to socialize aggressive children.
v.intr.
To take part in social activities: likes to socialize with people her age.

so′cial·i·za′tion (-shə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
so′cial·iz′er n.

socialization

(ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

socialisation

n
1. (Psychology) psychol the modification from infancy of an individual's behaviour to conform with the demands of social life
2. (Sociology) the act of socializing or the state of being socialized

socialization

the establishment of socialist government; the nationalization of industry and other national resources.
See also: Communism
the process of adapting to a social group; social intercourse or activity.
See also: Society

socialization

1. The shaping of human behavior through experience in social institutions.
2. The process by which an individual, especially a child, becomes adapted to the norms of society.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.socialization - the action of establishing on a socialist basis; "the socialization of medical services"
group action - action taken by a group of people
2.socialization - the act of meeting for social purposessocialization - the act of meeting for social purposes; "there was too much socialization with the enlisted men"
coming together, meeting - the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
3.socialization - the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
cultivation - socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners; "her cultivation was remarkable"
bringing up, fosterage, fostering, nurture, rearing, upbringing, breeding, raising - helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
Translations
socializace

socialization

[ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nsocialización f

socialization

[ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] socialisation (British) n
[children] → socialisation f
(= making sth socialist) → socialisation f

socialization

n (Pol) → Vergesellschaftung f, → Sozialisierung f; (Sociol, Psych) → Sozialisation f

socialization

[ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (Psych) → socializzazione f

so·cial·i·za·tion

n. socialización, adaptación social.
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Our study is grounded in two theories: anticipatory socialization and financial socialization.
Anticipatory socialization and social capital theory offer sociological perspectives through which to best understand the role of FMPs that serve to move Black students into the doctoral education pipeline.
When work starts in childhood: The anticipatory socialization process of classical musicians.
The first stage is identified as the anticipatory socialization and takes place during graduate school.
The results indicated a strong positive relationship between anticipatory socialization and professional commitment.
Although socialization can begin early in childhood, as individuals learn about their parents' work and develop a general sense of what it means to work (through family, peers and friends, the media, part-time work, and educational institutions) (Jablin, 2001), most studies of socialization within organizations identify anticipatory socialization as the first phase.
Abbott, 1988; Hayes & Varley, 1965; Hockenstad, 1976; Perlman, 1967), a tenet of Merton's (1957) theory of anticipatory socialization.
For example, pre-entry experiences during the recruitment and selection process are considered to be part of the anticipatory socialization phase.
The fit between anticipatory socialization and the organization's values and norms (Tierney & Rhoads, 1994) implies organizational affirmation of new members' early socialization.
Anticipatory socialization and role stress among registered nurses.
ANTICIPATORY SOCIALIZATION Early studies of female exotic dancers (see Boles & Garbin, 1974; McCaghy & Skipper, 1972) found that most dancers had fairly broad anticipatory socialization experiences, having been previously employed in an entertainment- related job, having some type of professional training in dance, music or theatre, or having an agent who helped prepare them for the career of exotic dancing.