Social Institutions Assignment
Preparation: Review the module five reading/lectures (chapters 16, 17, 18, and 20).
Homework Activity: Consider the ways in which the major social institutions explored in this module affect the process of socialization.
Instructions: Choose one of the following major social institutions: the family, education, politics/government, or the economy/work and consider the ways in which these institutions shape the process of socialization across a person's lifetime.
Summary and Analysis:
Explain which social institution you selected and why.
Analyze the ways in which the institution influences the process of socialization across a person's lifetime. Discuss this generally and give at least three specific examples.
Explain how that process may vary depending on race/ethnicity, socioeconomic class, sex/gender, sexual orientation, and life stage.
Give one example from your own experience.
Mechanics: Assignments must be a minimum of one page, single-spaced, typed