Delta State University
SOC 101: Principles of Sociology
Fall Semester 2004

Writing Assignment No. 1

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Due on Monday, Sep. 13, in class.


Write a two-page paper in response to the following topic:

Mary is a 26 year old bank employee and DSU graduate.


Explain how each of the following might contribute to Mary’s socialization at different points in her life:


• Mary’s parents

• Mary’s elementary school teachers

• Mary’s childhood friends

• Mary’s university professors

• The mass media

• The bank where Mary works