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Study Questions: Chapter 5

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1. What is the difference between biological and cultural determinism? Consider a continuum illustrating the importance of socialization, with each concept on opposite ends.

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2. What is George Herbert Mead’s developmental sequence for socialization?

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3. What was the subject of L. Rowell Huesmann’s pioneering work? What did he find?

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4. What is the role of agency in the socialization process?

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5. What are voluntary and involuntary resocialization? Briefly describe each and provide examples.

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6. What is the law of effect?

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