1. Apply the concepts of social structure theory and social process theories to real-life situations.
Is it possible that a distinct lower-class culture exists?
• Do you know anyone who has the focal concerns Miller talks about?
• Were there œfocal concerns in your high school or college experience?
• Remember to cite your references!
Under Millers theory focal concerns are the members of the public that come from the lower class and obey the street rules of the lower class lifestyle. When the lower class individual embraces the focal