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Social Control and Socialization

Social control and socialization are closely related to each other. Social control is a part of socialization. During the process of socialization the process of social control also is in op-eration. Through socialization social control becomes effective. In order to maintain the so-cial order there are definite procedures in society. These customs and procedures become a part of man's life and man gets adjusted to the society. As a matter of fact, societies depend heavily upon effective socialization to internalize social norms and values as the individual's guides and motives to action. Through socialization societies aim to control the behavior of its members subconsciously. The various agencies of socialization like family, state, school, club etc are also the agencies of social control. They exercise regulatory influence over the behavior of the individual.

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