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Socialization
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[German Version]

I. Religious Studies

The term socialization is used in various academic fields, especially sociology, (social) psychology, and the educational disciplines (Education, Theory of ). Already used by É. Durkheim in 1907, it experienced a wave of popularity in the 1960s and again in the 1980s. Initially it emphasized the formation of individuals by society; recently it has focused more on the interaction between individuals’ own activity and outside…

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Bochinger, Christoph, Mette, Norbert and Schweitzer, Friedrich, “Socialization”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024907>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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