social change and social movements

Question 1531 Story of Stuff

Chapter 5 What other questions could you ask girls to engage their minds and not just their physical appearance? Why would you ask these questions? Chapter 6 Write about 3 things you learned from the “Story of Stuff” youtube video. Are there values in the United States that need to be changed? Why or Why not? Chapter 7 How would you use Conflict Theory to explain John Kiriakou’s behavior?

Question 1532 working poor

Chapter 8 Assignment Use your imagination to create a bumper sticker that summarizes what you learned in Chapter 8. Use images and words to get your point across. Do NOT use bumper stickers already created. Take a picture and attached to document. Chapter 9 Assignment Explain the following quote using one or all three theories: functionalism, symbolic-interactionism and conflict theory. List the theory(ies) you used. The “working poor” … are in fact the major philanthropists of our society. They neglect their own children so that the children of others will be cared for; they live in substandard housing so that other homes will be shiny and perfect; they endure privation [poverty] so that inflation will be low and stock prices high. To be a member of the working poor is to be an anonymous donor, a nameless benefactor, to everyone else. – Barbara Ehrenreich, Public Citizen, December 29 Chapter 10 Assignment Using Tony Talbott’s video (Ted Video, Modern Day Slavery U.S. & World) how do our
cultural values contribute to global stratification?

Question 1533 abortion

Indiana prosecuting Chinese woman for suicide attempt that killed her foetus o
https://www.theguardian.c om/world/2012/may/30/in diana-prosecuting-chinesewoman-suicide- foetus o Discuss whether Shuai committed homicide or whether it was an accident. o Is a certain time during the pregnancy where feticide would not be homicide?

Question 1534 Peer Review of Application

Students will be assigned to review two (2) of their classmates application presentations and provide additional insight. After reviewing your classmates assignment, briefly identify and describe the movie. Use a different theoretical perspective (theory in your textbook) that was not used in the student’s
paper. Your paper should include the following: APA format Cover page for each paper review Paper should be 2-3 pages in length. You must cover all aspects of the assignment. Please use this list as your checklist prior to submitting assignment Description and use of at least one (1) theory in your review.
Make sure to use in-text citations for this and other areas of your review In-text citations and references Double spaced Correct grammar Book : White, J. M., Klein, D. M., & Martin, T. F. (Eds.) (2015). Family theories: An introduction (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Question 1535 describe the United States

CH 11 According to the videos, describe the United States’ relationship to its Indigenous population. Do you agree/disagree with this perspective? Why do you think you have these values? If the United States were to apply your values, what would be the result/outcome of implementing your point of view? Are
there cultural differences between the mainstream culture and the indigenous culture? Defend your answers by providing examples. Chapter 12 Because women are socialized to be submissive and men to be aggressive, there are certain behaviors that result from those values. What can you do to change the
culture of violence pushed upon girls and boys? Chapter 13 Using the readings and videos, in what ways are the elderly better off today? Using the readings and videos, in what ways are the elderly worst off today?

Question 1536 Mate Selection Reflection

After reading the chapter(s) from Lamanna, Riedmann, and Stewart (2017) and Balswick and Balswick (2014), how does the sociological view of mate selection compare to the Biblical view? How has this impacted your personal view of the mate selection process? Papers must be 2-3 pages attached is the assigned readings and sources

Question 1537 What type of research does this group conduct?

Please read the attached WORD document on research types and the attached PDF on participation research. Once you have read both attachments Please either watch several of the videos AND/OR read any of the information on the website below. Using what you learned from the website and your assigned readings write a post that addresses the following: What type of research does this group conduct? Basic? Applied? Social change? Combination? Some of each? What is your impression of this type of research? Why? Think up a social situation where you might use social change research. What type of social change research would you use? How would you do it? Why would you do it that way? You MUST provide in-text citations from the PDF or word document you can cite the word document as (CITATION) I will fill it in later. I need it in 20 hours.

Question 1538 Blog Post

Read the attached documents and write a blog post, a little less formal than essay, on the topic of social change and participatory research. The content of the blog can be up to you just have to Define key terms and their associated pieces so that the reader can see that you understand the theories and concepts. Synthesize the ideas; how do they fit together or contrast? In other words, do they complement one another or describe different aspects of an idea?

Question 1539 two working parents, rise in divorce, single parent families

Which of the three structural changes ( two working parents, rise in divorce, single parent families) do you feel has the greater negative impact on quality of life for childhood and beyond? Be sure to compare to the changes you did not choose and support your stance. At least 300 words and show a clear understanding of the topic. A consistent record of major posts can help if you have a borderline grade at the end of the term.

Question 1540 Predictors of divorce

The ending of a marriage may be necessary, but nonetheless a devastating experience. Examine the “predictors of divorce” and identify those you may find surprising and explain why. Also to what extent do you believe the media plays in reinforcing the correlates of divorce? Please write a 1 page response. Please be sure to use the text and properly document your sources.

Question 1541 Sociology

Reflection on the Writing and Revision Process the discussion has 2 parts for you to address. First, now that you have written your Research Paper, describe your experience. What did you find challenging? What was easier than you expected? Second, using Appendix A from the Kibbe text, identify any mistakes or errors you think you’ve made in the paper that you’ll need to edit out and explain this to
your peers.

Question 1542 less powerful

The final exam consists of 4 essay questions. Responses should incorporate relevant references to the course readings and/or additional sources. Each response should be at least 250 words in length.

  1. “Since organic products cost more than processed foods or pesticide-laden products, this could be considered a case of Better Health for the Well-Off. Low-income families are in poorer health because of more exposure to industrial pollution because of the jobs the adults do and the poor quality housing.”
    Evaluate these statements using course readings or additional sources. What proposal could you make, and who would you make it to, to redress this disparity in quality of foods available?
  2. Compare various definitions of overweight and obese: compare US government definitions vs. the social construction of obese. What clothing size is a Plus size for men and women? How are overweight people portrayed in the media; what characteristics do these characters share? What is the research on how overweight people are treated? What are their experiences of discrimination and verbal abuse?
  3. Chef Samuelson is ethnically Ethiopian but was adopted and raised by Swedish parents and grandparents from whom he learned Scandinavian cookery. What is known as International Fusion Cuisine includes components of two or more distinct cookery traditions. Some hail this development. Others bewail the loss of cultural integrity that they fear will occur if the fusions “crowd out” the original distinctions of the “less powerful” culture’s cuisine. Thus we have a political power struggle played out in cultural terms, in this case, food. Provide one solid, logical argument, based on the hegemony theory you have learned, in favor of EACH point of view. Provide one solid, logical rebuttal to each argument.
  4. What do Harris and others suggest as a hypothesis to explain patterns of people-eating and insect-eating? Why is it more common in certain societies than in others? References required. *At least 1 reference for each essay question*
  5. Question 1543 Discussion about social change and social movements

    This is not a research paper, only direct answers to the following questions: First, watch Turkish Sociologist Zeynep Tufekci’s talk nize_hard_to_win#t-820095 and then answer the questions below. Include as much detail as possible (and examples, where applicable). Questions: 1) Do you agree with Zeynep Tufekci that in “embracing digital platforms for activism and politics, (we are) overlooking some of the benefits of doing things the hard way?” Why or why not? 2) How does the mass media cover social problems and social movements? 3) What social movements are important to you? Are there significant social movements happening right now that have caught your interest? What grabs your attention and makes you want to do something about an issue?

Question 1544 Discussion Post

Min of 300 words

1.Describe the three stages of adult development,

2.Provide an example from a personal relationship or media/TV/movie personage of each stage.

3.Describe the emotional development of adults, following Erik Erikson’s psychosocial stages, from the youthful balancing of individuality with intimacy through to the inner conflicts of middle age and the emotional reckoning of
elderly adults.

4.Provide an example from a personal relationship or media/TV/movie personage of each stage.

Question 1545 Journal Entry

Present factors that influence health and wellness as we age including lifestyle choices, religious participation and religiosity, gender differences, and environmental conditions. 2. Critique how these factors are included or excluded in global health and long-term care policies

Question 1546 Sociology, Coursework

Hello I am needing help with my Sociology Units Unit III Scholarly Activity -Exploring My Digital Footprint Part A, B, C wish is due 11-28-17 Tuesday before Midnight Unit IV Scholarly Activity -Breaking A Norm Experiment, Part A & B due 12-05-17 Unit V Project- Photo Essay with 4 Photos & Description due 12-12- 17 Unit VI Scholarly Activity- Discrimination in Society Part A, B, C., D due 12-19-17 Unit VII Early American Health Care Essay part A, B, C, D due 01-02-18 Unit VIII Reflection Paper- due 01-16-18 Attach is an upload of the Sociology Syllabus

Question 1547 Do you agree with this distinction

Choose either poverty or teen pregnancy addressed in the chapter: How is this issue a social problem and not an individual problem? Do you agree with this distinction? How has this issue impacted children in your hometown or in the Denton/North Texas area? Look up resources and statistics for a specific
area. Book Corsaro, William A. 2017. The Sociology of Childhood. SAGE. ISBN: 978-1506339900

Question 1548 Journal Entry

500 Words Min. Must cite Sources 1.critique of aging in place versus aging in a long term care facility. Present options for additional innovations for aging in place: asset mapping, naturally occurring retirement communities (NORC), village, cohousing, intentional (or niche) communities, elder cottages,
mother-in-law units, home sharing. 2.Compare technology assistance to assist aging in place: remote patient monitoring means collecting patient data to monitor health status, monitoring daily activities such as medication use, trends in ADLs, assisting elders’ communication, and medical alert systems.

Question 1549 Do you agree with the values expressed in the video

After seeing the video about Mexico, what two messages are different from what you have heard through the mainstream media? Do you agree with the values expressed in the video?

Question 1550 Family Theories

Summarize volunteering experience at “Wilmer Hutchinson Elementary School” Family Night for 3 hours with the families giving out Thanksgiving dinner to different families in low income community. Please connect their experience to the knowledge gained in CDFS Family Theories. This is a reflection paper
BOOk; White, J. M., Klein, D. M., & Martin, T. F. (Eds.) (2015). Family theories: An introduction (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Question 1551 Relflection

BOOK=Corsaro, William A. 2017. The Sociology of Childhood. Reflection Assignment #4 Childhood and Adolescence extended into Young Adulthood Furstenberg Jr, Frank F., Sheela Kennedy, Vonnie C. McLoyd, Ruben G. Rumbaut, and Richard A. Settersten Jr. 2004. ”Growing up is harder to do.” Contexts
no. 3: 33-41. Harvard

Question 1552 Obesity In America

Due Week 9 and worth 65 points Obesity in America is considered an epidemic. There are many contributing factors to obesity (both childhood and adult), such as biological, environmental, social, or economic factors. Review the information on obesity on pages 419 to 421 in the textbook. You may also use the Internet or Strayer Library to research obesity and its causes. Suggested Reading: “What Are the Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity?” located at topics/topics/obe/risks.html Write a one to two page (1-2) page essay in which you: Describe the effect that obesity (childhood and / or adult) has had on you personally or your community. Select one

(1) contributing factor to childhood or adult obesity. Recommend two

(2) preventative measures related to the selected factor that people can take in order to reduce their chance of becoming obese.

Discuss one (1) sociological theory that relates to the selected contributing factor to obesity. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. To keep
this essay short and manageable, your only sources for the essay should be the article from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the sections noted in your text. For this reason, APA citations or references are not required for this assignment. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: Define the basic concepts used in the discipline of sociology. Explain the major theoretical paradigms of sociology. Use technology and information resources to research issues in sociology. Write clearly and concisely about sociology using proper writing mechanics. Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment.

Question 1553 Do you think the next generation of children will be better or worse off than previous generations

Do you think the next generation of children will be better or worse off than previous generations? Why do you think the way you do? Remember to address specific issues like poverty, family structure, teen pregnancy, sex education, media, technology, etc. Support your opinion with the textbook and additional facts.

Question 1554 Cohabitation, Divorce and Remarriage

Students must compare and contrast cohabitation, divorce, and remarriage from a Christian and sociological world view. How is the Christian world view similar to and different from the sociological view? Students will write a 3-4 page (not including title and references) APA style paper that integrates faith and learning with the sociological perspective . Students must utilize their textbook as well as
biblical scripture in their analysis. Note: In text citations should look like this: (Verse Edition of the bible you are using). Ex: “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new” (2 Cor. 5:17 King James Version). This citation should fall at the very end of the sentence in which the scripture is used. Reference list entries are not required for ancient Greek and Roman works or classical religious works, but are expected for scholarly works (e.g. your textbook). PLEASE USE CH 14 OF THE TEXT BOOK THAT I HAVE PROVIDED AND ANY BIBLICAL SOURCE OR OTHER SOURCE NEEDED TO COMPLETE THIS ASSIGNMENT

Question 1555 social policy issue

How can you advocate for children and/or families? What is an issue you see, and what can you do about it? Think of a plan. ONE full page , no double space , no grammar mistake, simple and easy to undrerstand correct language. relevant answer.

Question 1556 Qualitative Analysis, sociology familes/relationships interview

Students will evaluate and analyze the interview data collected from a sociological perspective.( attached is the interview notes that are to be used). Students must evaluate the dynamics as well as specific problems/issues that the couple or family have faced or are currently facing. Since each interview is different, the types of sociological concepts that are applicable will also be different. Examples of concepts to incorporate include: courtship patterns, communication in the relationship/family, conflict resolution strategies, family and/or gendered roles, balancing work and family, coping with stress, etc. Please BOLD the concepts used and make sure terms are properly defined and/or explained before applying it to examples.

Students must also utilize the textbook and 3-4 additional peer reviewed journal articles ( is recommended) to address these issues from a sociological perspective and how these problems are affecting couples and families more broadly in society. Finally, students should incorporate the Christian worldview by incorporating the Biblical perspective by way of solutions and/or guidance. Papers must be at least 5-7 pages (not including title and references) and in APA format. this paper is to be based off the interview i have supplied with notes please reference chapters 5 and 14 which are supplied from the text book additional sources to be used: there should be a total of 4 sources used including chapter 5 and 14

Question 1557 Epigenesis

Group Assignment 2 Review the definition and example of epigenesis in the text. Next, create two scenarios—one that would likely enhance gene expression and one that would likely dampen gene expression. For example, providing an economically at-risk preschooler with intensive early intervention promotes cognitive, social, and emotional growth, which translates into better academic performance and peer relations on entering school, thereby transforming gene expression. In contrast, not providing the same preschooler with early intervention and denying that child appropriate environmental stimulation can dampen gene expression so severely that later intervention has little impact. As this example illustrates, environment–gene exchanges can contribute to vastly different outcomes in the same child. Create one scenario for a child and another for an adult. For this assigment you will need to acess chapter 2 to form your scenarios. I will provide you with the link to the book

Question 1558 Research Flaws

Even professional sociologists can fall into a trap of poorly conducted research projects. Read the article “video games and porn are destroying men” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and identify at least five errors the author points out in Zimbardo’s research. Then suggest what Zimbardo
could have done differently to increase the validity of his research.

Question 1559 Define and explain the importance of each of the five common components of all human culture:

symbols, language, values, beliefs, and norms.
Short Answer Response;

1. Define and explain the importance of each of the five common components
of all human culture: symbols, language, values, beliefs, and norms. Which component do you believe is the most important? Why?

2. What are five of the key values in U.S. culture? What quality do these
values seem to have in common? In your opinion which value is the most important to the average person? Why?

3. What difference is found in cultural values when comparing low-income nations and high-income nations? Explain this pattern.

4. Explain Gerhard Lenski’s “sociocultural evolution” ideas? Why does he argue that technology shapes every aspect of society? Define and provide an example of
subculture and counterculture? Are both necessary for a stable society? Please explain.

5. Describe the societal evolutions: hunting and gathering, pastoralism, horticulture, agriculture, and industrial, and post-industrial development. (You may not find information concerning post-industrial societies in your textbook) 6. What is the difference between high culture and popular culture? Explain how the development of hip-hop music demonstrates the fact that even people of low social position play a part in creating culture

7. What basic view of culture underlies the structural-functional approach? What is one weakness or limitation of this approach? What is one strength found in this approach?

8. What basic view of culture underlies the social-conflict approach? What is one weakness or limitation of this approach? What is one strength found in this approach?

Question 1560 Why are the cases of Anna, Isabelle, and Genie important to social scientists

Short Answer Response:

1. Why are the cases of Anna, Isabelle, and Genie important to social scientists?
Which case gives the best argument for the need humans have for socialization? 2. What differences did Carol Gilligan find in how males and females make moral judgments? Do you agree or disagree with her assessment? Why?

3. What did George Herbert Mead mean by “self”? What are the steps in the development of the self? Explain why George Herbert Mead’s theory of self can be described as completely social.

4. Cite several ways in which the family is central to the process of socialization.
Explain how a family’s social class position shapes the process of socialization.

5. List and discuss thec“life stages”. Provide evidence in support of the position that stages of the life course are socially constructed. Which stage do you believe is the most important? Why?

6. Why is defining adulthood difficult for people living in the United States? Do you believe “adulthood” starts earlier, or later in other cultures? Please explain

7. What does industrialization do for life expectancy? What does it do to the
relative social standing of the oldest people in a society? Please explain.

8. Explain and give examples of Erving Goffman’s “Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. What key traits define a total institution?

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