resocialization

[ ree-soh-shuh-luh-zey-shuh n ]
/ riˌsoʊ ʃə ləˈzeɪ ʃən /

noun

the process of learning new attitudes and norms required for a new social role.

Origin of resocialization

First recorded in 1960–65; re- + socialize + -ation
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