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anticipatory socialization

Definition of Anticipatory Socialization

(noun) The process of preparing for future roles and statuses by learning and adopting new behaviors, norms, skills, and values.

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Anticipatory Socialization Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ænˈtɪsɪpətərɪ ˌsoʊʃələˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
      • /ænˈtɪsɪpətərɪ ˌsoʊʃəˌlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
    • British English
      • /ænˈtɪsɪpətərɪ ˌsəʊʃəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/
      • /ænˈtɪsɪpətərɪ ˌsəʊʃl̩ʌɪˈzeɪʃn/
  • Syllabification: (an·tic·i·pa·to·ry so·cial·i·za·tion)

Usage Notes

Related Quotation

  • “Anticipatory socialization is a sort of mental rehearsal for some future activity” (Henslin 2012:85).

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Reference

Henslin, James M. 2012. Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. 10th ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

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Cite the Definition of Anticipatory Socialization

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “anticipatory socialization.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/anticipatory-socialization/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

anticipatory socialization. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/anticipatory-socialization/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “anticipatory socialization.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/anticipatory-socialization/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“anticipatory socialization.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/anticipatory-socialization/>.