Although there is no universally accepted model that explains ideological transmission, socialisation is a process whereby society’ norms, values and traditions are transmitted.
Primary socialisation takes place during childhood, when children develop their core identity.
Secondary socialisation extends into adolescence and adulthood and is when the young adult learns how to behave in society – putting what they learned as a cild into practice.
Some sites of socialisation are seen as particularly significant for extremist transmission. Although young people may be more exposed to extremist messaging in these contexts, relatively few adopt radical positions or act violently as a result.
We created a mindmap to show the different socialisation processes. It first appeared in CREST Security Review, issue 3, ‘Transmission’.
This mindmap was displayed at the annual CREST conference 2017.
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