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Study Questions: Chapter 13

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1. What factors have led to the aging of the Canadian population over the past century?

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2. What are Arnett’s two types of socialization? What are their relationships to risk behaviour among adolescents?

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3. What is the cluttered nest and why might rates of it be increasing?

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4. What is a rite of passage and what does Arnold van Gennep suggest are the phases that characterize a rite of passage?

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5. According to research, do most people in all cultures “fight” aging? Why might people in Canada view aging as “the enemy”?

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