• POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION
    GOVERNMENT

    POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION

    Political socialization is defined as the process of acquiring political beliefs, values, attitude as well as citizenship training that shapes a citizen’s political behaviour. It is also the process of political learning from childhood to adulthood. It is a life-long developmental process.   Agents of Political Socialisation The following are the agents of political socialization: Family unit: Transmission of knowledge about politics, authority and allocation of values probably starts at home. The child’s knowledge and experience of political activities start at family unit. The peer group: The group one moves with helps to dictate or at least influence one’s political emotion. Institutions of learning: Schools, colleges and other educational institutions…

  • TRADITIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
    ECONOMICS

    TRADITIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

    The traditional financial institutions came into existence several years before the establishment of modern banking system in many countries in the West African subregion. It involves the coming together of a group of people with common interest in the same place of work or community who mutually agree to pool their resources together in order to save, lend and manage money. These traditional financial institutions usually take the form of cooperative societies known as credit and thrift co-operative societies, which are given different names in different places, e.g. “ESUSU” or “NSUSU” in Yoruba, or “ETIO-UTU” in Igbo. It takes the form of association of people in the village, office, market,…

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