SOCIALIZATION AGENTS AND ACTIVrriES
OF YOUNG ADOLESCENTS
Sara Amon, Shmuel Shamai, and Zinaida Ilatov
Research analyzed the comparable importance of peer groups for young children as compared with diverse adult socialization agentsвЂ”family, school, and community. The factors engaged were teenagers' activities, preferences, feelings, and thoughts about how they dedicate their free time, their preferences for help providers, and the sense of attachment to their community. These types of comparisons were made with religious and non-rehgious youngsters, in both rural and downtown communities, in addition to gender subgroups. Questionnsdres had been administered to teenagers by secondary colleges in a north peripheral location of His home country of israel. Findings confirmed the primary importance of peer groupings and family members in leisure activities and support, plus the secondary importemce of school and community. No evidence was found of any sharp generation gap. Community could also be significant if its organizations accepted youth being a peer group, and not only independently, on an equivalent and cooperating basis.
IMPACT OF SOCIALIZATION AGENTS
IN LEISURE-TIME ACTIVITIES OF YOUNG ADOLESCENTS
The essence this study was to analyze the comparable Importance and impact of peer groups, family, school, and community on youthful adolescents. The relative influence of these socialization agents were demonstrated generally by the actions, preferences, thoughts, and thoughts ofthe teens concerning the method they spend their spare time, their personal preferences for support providers, eind the feeling of add-on to their community. This research examined " normative" adolescents, in contrast to many investigations that deal with problematic manners and their avoidance. It concentrates on three components of the youngsters' cultural history which are deemed important explanatory factors with their subculture: sexuality, level of religiosity, and character of their Sara Amon, Tel-Hai Academic College or university, P. O. B. Top Galilee, 12110, Israel & (Jolan Study Institute, University of Haifa, Israel, 12900. E-mail: [email protected] co. il
Zinaida Ilatov, Golan Exploration Institute, College or university of Haifa. Reprint needs to Shmuel Shamai, Tel-Hai Academic College, P. Um. B. Top Galilee, 12110, Israel. Email: [email protected] haifa. ac. arianne ADOLESCENCE, Vol. 43, No . 170, Summer season 2008
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community. Individuals (7th- 9th-grade adolescents) living on the Gk)lan Heights, a peripheral area in the north of His home country of israel. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
The process of the separating coming from childhood dependencies and parents, and moving on to a wider cultural miheu with extra-famihal relationships is generally regarded a crucial developmental stage that this adolescent need to pass through in order to achieve maturity (Roherts, 1985; Coleman, 1992). Western research has found that youth spend much less time with the family, which may reveal individualistic instead of coUectivistic beliefs with increased value positioned on individualism instead of family (Larson & Verma, 1999). This kind of distancing of youth is also from educators and other significant adults and from standard institutions (such as school and organized enjoyment institutions). The increasing need for the expert group makes it an effective sociahzation agent, which might encourage nonproductive activity that may be negatively linked to adolescents' university achievement and positively with higher costs of delinquency and anti-social behavior (Coleman, 1989, 1992; Larson & Vema, 1999). Group Socialization theory claims that it is not really the home shelter the expert environment that has lasting results on adolescents' psychological attributes when they hecome adults. Self-categorization processes of assimilation and differentiation tend to make adolescents even more similar to one another within peer groups and fewer similar to adults (Harris, 1995). The gap leads to intergenrational conflict. Adolescents threaten the authority of...
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