Discuss the history of your institution. How did it emerge? How did it come into existence?
How do members of society perceive your institution?
How do members of the institution perceive itself (its own institution)?
How has the institution changed over time?
What has caused various institutions to change?
Discuss any stable features of the institution, that is, features that have not changed.
As a way to better accommodate members of society, how would you improve your institution?
Who are the major participants in the institution? What are their roles and statuses?
Does your institution work better for some members of society (as opposed to others)?
Apply a conflict and functionalist analysis to your social institution.