(Answered) Poli 330N :Week 5 Discussion: Learning Politics

Think about conversations around politics when you were in primary school (around age 10). What were some of the ways you learned about the political establishment through family members and friends? How were you politically socialized as a child? Use evidence (cite sources) to support your response from assigned readings or online lessons, and at least one outside scholarly source.


According to Abendschön and Tausendpfund (2017), political socialization is considered a lifelong process by which individuals form their ideals regarding politics and acquire values. Taking this into account, family setup, educational systems, peer groups, as well as mass media all play a fundamental role when it comes to political socialization (Magstadt, 2017).  Nonetheless, many scholars have noted the first political ideas of individuals are usually shaped within the family. This explains why political socialization starts at an age.  ….Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5