New Frontiers in Socialization (Advances in Life Course Research) (Advances in Life Course Research)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:6/1/2002 - JAI Press
. The present volume (number 7) is subtitled New Frontiers in Socialization. With a combination of invited and author initiated papers - all anonymously peer reviewed - this volume seeks to produce a cohesive source of information on socialization and the life course. The volume advances theory and research related to socialization during specific periods of adult life or across adulthood. We focus on the adult years because most scholarship on socialization pertains to the first two decades of life. The book addresses socialization experiences within one or more contemporary contexts - families, neighbourhoods and communities, peer and friendship groups, educational settings, work organizations, volunteer associations, medical institutions, the media, and nation and culture. The volume also discusses the processes that occur in these settings, the primary agents of socialization, the content of socialization messages, and the consequen