THEORETICAL [OR CONCEPTUAL] FRAMEWORK _____ 500 words
TOPIC: Parental incarceration and the effects on adult children
- Places the study within a particular theoretical area in the field under investigation.
The stress proliferation theory- start here, supporting reference definition of stress proliferation
- Situates the study among other research studies within the theoretical area.
5 research studies within 5 years support the stress proliferation theory
- Briefly summarizes enough relevant research literature (historical, seminal, and current) to situate and justify the study based on its contribution to the existing body of research.
Additional references throughout paper