Social development is about learning to thrive in a society and culture. This includes the development of character, social skills and social perception in the context of a society including its language, norms, values and rules.Government is an institution that administers a society. These play a foundational role in socialization, particularly through schools.Modern video games are often a social environment whereby you may play with others and communicate.
Authority Figures (e.g. police officers, school principles)
Clubs / Social Groups (e.g. extracurricular activities)
Cultural Participation (e.g. dancing in a festival)
Difficult People (i.e. experience dealing with social conflict)
Employees (e.g. server at a restaurant)
Entertainment (music & films)
Family / Extended Family
Parents / Guardians
Romantic Interest /Boyfriend / Girlfriend
Schools / Teachers
Teammates (e.g. sports)
Total Institutions (e.g. prison)
|Overview: Agents Of Socialization|
Individuals, groups and institutions that influence an individual's social development and adaptation.