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According to Wikipedia, in sociology, socialization is the process of internalizing the norms and ideologies of society.  Socialization encompasses both learning and teaching and is thus the means by which social and cultural continuity are attained.  Socialization essentially represents the whole process of learning throughout the life course and is a central influence on the […]

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Cash or Credit – Update

We have been discussing the movement away from cash and towards credit-only transactions through a series of blogs. Recently, the New York Post reported that Amazon is working on a payment system that will eliminate the need to hand over cash or a credit card.  You’ll just have to hand over your hand.  Amazon is […]

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“Tommy” is the title of an 1890 poem by Rudyard Kipling, written from the point of view of a soldier, and contrasts the treatment they receive from the general public during peace and during war.  Tommy is generic slang for a common British soldier and is roughly equivalent to the U.S.’s G.I. or G.I. Joe. […]

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