Define life course theory and compare it to the propensity and trajectory theories.
- Define life course theory and compare it to the propensity and trajectory theories. Give one example or more.
- Define instrumental and structural theories as part of the institution of socialization. Explain why theorists continue a debate of rich versus poor families and individuals with respect to laws and punishment.
- There are several institutions of socialization that influence the social process in one’s life. Choose three and describe how each institution relates to social process theory and why those three can be an important influence in one’s life.