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is used by sociologists, social psychologists andeducationalists to refer to the process of learning ones culture and how to live within it. For the individual itprovides the resources necessary for acting andparticipating within their society

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.