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Dictionary of the Social Sciences
Usually, the process through which individuals internalize the values, beliefs, and norms of a society and learn to function as
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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)
A complex process by which individuals learn skills, attitudes, values, and patterns of behaviour that enable them to function within a particular culture. These patterns are learned from agencies such as school and home. Socialization enables members of a society to interact with one another and so pass on skills, values, beliefs, knowledge, and modes of behaviour pertaining to that society. Sport is generally regarded as playing a significant role in socialization....