socialisation


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Noun1.socialisation - the action of establishing on a socialist basis; "the socialization of medical services"
group action - action taken by a group of people
2.socialisation - the act of meeting for social purposessocialisation - 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.socialisation - 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"
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One of the most important subjects regarding a new puppy is socialisation.
Oman Arab Bank (OAB) recently held the Socialisation Workshop as part of its ongoing Leadership Enhancement and Development (LEAD) programme for its 'high potential staff'.
QUETTA -- Former federal information minister Javaid Jabbar has said that we need to take some practical measures which include reforms in our education system specially the syllabi of primary and secondary level institutions for a better political environment and progressive socialisation process.
Delivering the lecture titled 'Optimal Functionality of Agents of Socialisation: Decisive Ingredient for a Better Tomorrow', Oyeyemi revealed that government as an agent has considerable influence in the conscious harmonisation and propagation of long-cherished values
Implications of cross-cultural findings for a theory of family socialisation. Journal of Moral Education, 28(3), 299-310.
Schwartz (2001) "Value socialisation in families of Israeli-born and Soviet-born adolescents in Israel".
The socialisation of an individual into a profession and/or professional group has been documented in nursing since the 1950's.
Early socialisation is essential to the welfare of our dogs.
Yet, she concludes from this "close analysis of some children's narratives" that "it is not 'the family' that can be said to socialise the child in one way or another as traditional socialisation theory would have it" (72).