What is social reproduction?

Books Required Introduction to Sociology 9th Edition Author: Anthony Giddens, Mitchell Duneier, Richard P. Appelbaum, & Deborah Carr ISBN: 978-0393922233 Publisher: W. W. Norton (2014)

Assigned Reading: Ch. 4, & 5 You will accomplish this by writing a 3-5 pages APA formatted paper Homework: Answer the following questions.

1. What is social reproduction? What are some specific ways the four main agents of socialization contribute to social reproduction?

2. Describe how the life course stage of childhood has changed since medieval times.

3. Analyze challenges and assumptions about midlife, gender roles, and child-care. 4. Is face- to face interaction, or copresence, an important aspect of human action? Why or why not?