The Role of Social Institutions in Shaping Values and Belief

Authors

  • Dr. Hassan Askari Rizvi Department of Political Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore Author

Keywords:

Social Institutions, Values, Beliefs, Culture, Society, Family, Education, Religion, Government, Norms, Morality

Abstract

This scholarly article explores the intricate interplay between social institutions and the formation of values and beliefs within a society. Social institutions, encompassing structures such as family, education, religion, and government, play a pivotal role in shaping the moral, ethical, and cultural frameworks that guide individual and collective behaviors. By delving into the mechanisms through which these institutions influence values and beliefs, this paper seeks to contribute to a deeper understanding of the socio-cultural dynamics that underpin human societies. Through a comprehensive analysis of existing literature and case studies, the article provides insights into how social institutions act as conduits for the transmission and reinforcement of values, ultimately influencing the fabric of societies.

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Published

2024-03-31

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