1. Why does socialization continue throughout life? 2. Why is socialization important? 3. How can a lack of socialization affect children? 4. What is the looking-glass self? 5. How do functionalism and the conflict perspective explain socialization? 6. How does symbolic interactionism explain socialization? 7. Explain each of the following groups' roles in socialization: the family, religion, schools, peer groups, and mass media. 8. What are rites of passage? 9. How does socialization continue throughout adulthood? 10. How is dying a stage of socialization?