(Answered) POLI330N Week 2 Discussion: Your Political Socialization

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 3, 6
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)

Initial Post Instructions
Political socialization begins young. Think about conversations around politics when you were in primary school (around age 10). Maybe there was a natural disaster in your area such as a hurricane and government response levels were critiqued. 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.

Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification. Minimum of 1 scholarly source, which can include your textbook or assigned readings or may be from your additional scholarly research.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)
  • Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside scholarly source)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references


Political socialization entails crystallization of an individual’s political behavior, beliefs, values, perspectives, and attitudes(Whitman, 2019). They start to develop from an early change and seldom undergo drastic changes even in later life. Factors such as religion, family, peers, and school are deemed to be agents of political socialization as they influence one’s political belief system. The research draws a consensus that political socialization, albeit a lifelong process, starts at an early age…..Click link below to purchase full tutorial at $5