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Institutions, communities). In addition, the framework includes multiple units of analysis from historical time and place to more immediate relationships such as family interactions. In particular, large or rapid changes are thought to have significant consequences on human behavior and the life course. As a perspective emphasizing transitions and life trajectories, this framework also informs our understanding of the nature of the developmental process and the related social constraints. Ultimately, this perspective provides a key set of principles from which a person and a situation can be assessed.

One school presented the life cycle over two semesters, and another school presented systems over two semesters. The remaining 3% (9) taught systems, theory, or life cycle in one semester and diversity, psychopathology, or a combination of topics in the other. Of the 20 schools requiring only one foundation HB&SE course (several schools sent different versions of the same course outline, thus proportions given are based on the outlines received), 35% (9) focused on the life cycle, 19% (5) emphasized systems, and another 19% (5) presented primarily theories.

Opportunity Framework Cloward and Ohlin (1960) argue that traditional approaches to understanding delinquency relied too heavily on individual behavior and delinquent acts. Rather, cultural norms, beliefs, and values promote a set of behaviors that allows delinquency to take place. Extending the work of Durkheim (1997) and Merton (1949), they argue that discrepancies between aspirations and opportunity are in part responsible for leading youth to delinquency. These c01 JWPR081-Sowers-v2 16 December 15, 2007 10:49 Char Count= Human Behavior and the Social Environment: Exploring Conceptual Foundations works discuss the ways in which different opportunity structures, particularly as they relate to institutions, contribute to delinquency.

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