SSSocSC1 Explain the process of socialization.
SSSocSC2 Analyze deviance in society.
SSSocSC3 Analyze the impact of social control on deviance in society.
SSSocSC4 Analyze the function of social institutions as agents of social control across differing societies and times.
a. Identify and describes the roles and responsibilities of an individual in society.
b. Analyze the individual development theories of Cooley and Mead.
c. Identify and compare the stages of socialization; include childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and death/dying.
d. Evaluate the agents of socialization including family, peers, education, media, and religion.
e. Analyze gender, race/ethnicity, and socio-economic status as contributing factors to individual socialization.
a. Explain theories of social control; include control and labeling theories.
b. Explain conformity in relationship to deviance and social control.
c. Describe adaptation, cooperation, accommodation, and competition in the context of social control.
a. Analyze the function of social institutions in society; include family, education, religion, economy, government/politics, health care, and media.
b. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of various social institutions.
c. Evaluate other possible social institutions such as sports.
d. Analyze the functions and inequalities of the criminal justice system in relationship to a society’s construct of crime and punishment.
e. Explain the role of total institutions.
f. Analyze the re-socialization process.