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People are not born with political ideas nor do we manufacture them We learn them through a process called political socialization Beginning in early childhood and throughout our lives we are exposed to a variety of individuals and groups known as agents for political socialization These individuals or groups teach us about their political opinions and the workings of the political system Some of these agents have a greater impact on our independent personal beliefs than others Agents for political socialization factors that I have observed in my life include my family schools peer groups media and secondary groupsFamily When examining the families role it is important to know that they play a major role as an agent for political socialization because of the early access to influence The family is the first and often the most powerful and lasting agent of political socialization The political orientations of most individuals are deeply influenced by behaviors and beliefs experienced in the family environment Before I was capable of making judgments for myself I had absorbed perceptions about the political world from conversations among my family themselves The judgments that I have made today concerning my political opinion aremainly from my father who has very conservative political views My father has always been my here and we have always had a close relationship and his expectations for me in life have become my own expectations of myself The impact of my family on my political views is important bc from my family I have established a sense of identity and belongining My identity that I am comfortable with today is that of economic security and high expectations of myself as well as others to try hard and succeed Also my family has always provided the essentials such as food clothing shelter as well as emotional support and acceptance which has lead me to become a socially trusting and politically engaged and aware
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