Child Social Development
In a one-page, double-spaced response, answer the following writing prompt using the PowerPoint information about how socialization can influence ones development, one of the readings, personal experience, and the example below. That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. This quote is from the Declaration of Independence reflects that basic philosophy of a democratic society. Time has proven, however, that race and ethnicity are examples of diverse dimensions characters by inequality. These determine how the United States distributes resources, such as school funding, grants to communities, scholarships and so on. The US Bureau of Census has delineated the following racial classification, requiring all federal agencies to use these categories on their data collection and analysis: American Indian and Alaskan Native Asian Black or African American Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander White Hispanics/Latinos are a separate classification because they are considered to be an ethic group, rather than a single race, and distinguished by culture. Thus, each of the race classifications has a subcategory of Hispanic and non-Hispanic. The diverse dimensions of race and ethnicity are significant ways people define themselves and others. They impact relationships, neighborhoods, schools, work, politics, and the media. Looking at the above information and reflecting on the course content, can you associate any of the socialization methods discussed to your ethnic heritage? Why or why not? How does socialization ensure that you conform to your social or cultural group? Explain and provide some specific examples.