Assignment 1: American Dream or American Myth? Throughout this course, you have seen that one of the plights of the working poor is their inability to achieve social mobility. A value that all Americans have is equal opportunity for success, but this value does not necessarily translate to ability or ease to climb the social ladder. Using the module readings, Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, research the reasons why the working poor are able or not able to realize the American Dream. Then, address the following questions: Define the “American Dream,” and then apply the concepts from […]
Students, please view the “Submit a Clickable Rubric Assignment” in the Student Center. Instructors, training on how to grade is within the Instructor Center. Assignment 2: Social Control and Criminal Deviance: Bullying Due Week 6 and worth 65 points Bullying is a difficult concept to understand and reconcile the consequences. This assignment focuses on the critical thinking skills that are needed to analyze an emotionally charged topic. Student Success Tips Review the Student’s Guide to Research section of the textbook (Chapter 2) Take notes as you watch the video below. Watch the video titled, “From school yard bullying to genocide: […]
Sociology: Marriage and the Family Students will evaluate their own families using two sociological theories from chapter 2 of the textbook (Lamanna, Riedmann, and Stewart 2017). Students must first describe the basic principles of each theory in detail and then utilize the theories to evaluate their own families. Names of family members may be substituted with aliases if the student wishes. Papers must be 3-4 pages (not including title and references) and in APA format.
Answer question with at leaset 200 words and respond to both classmates. Please number classmate 1 and classmate 2 Western culture socializes women to believe that they can “do it all!” One of the the many roles women have is that of mother, and “intensive mothering” is a standard. So much so that if a mother falls short of this standard they are viewed as doing something “wrong.” Do you agree or disagree with this ideology? Is this type of sacrificial mothering good for children, or not? Classmate 1- I happen to disagree with this thought. I think as long […]
Read the attached PDF’s Using the Information from the readings • What do Latane and Nida (1981) tell us about the ambiguity of an event and how it affects the bystander effect? • Integrating the research by Latane and Nida (1981) with the idea of stimulus overload, which of the 6 types of psychological retreat could influence diffusion of responsibility and why? • Based on your knowledge of the Beaman, Barnes, Klentz, & McQuirk (1978), at least one type of intervention decreased the bystander effect. Suggest and intervention that could influence people to be more helpful on a wider stance […]
Answer the following questions using the information you collected in your 3-day media watch. Your answers for questions 1-5 need to be complete sentences. 1. In your 3-day watch, did you observe more thin women than average-sized or heavy women? If so, what differences did you notice in the characters they played/products they sold? 2. Did you detect more average-sized men than heavy men? Were there more muscular men than average-sized or heavy men? If so, what differences did you notice in the characters they played/products they sold? 3. In your 3-day media watch, did you notice a relationship between […]
blog post on online community something around ” As was discussed in the media lesson, online interactions may be a way of accomplishing a sense of community. Modern cities have a way of isolating people as people try to shut out much of what is going on around them to protect their cognitive and emotional well-being. The online “virtual communities” allow people to pick and choose who they socialize with, what they socialize about, and even how much they socialize.” It doesnt have to be very formal just any event or topic relating to online communities.
List each term numbered in order. • Define each term (located in your glossary at the end of your textbook). • The final paragraph is the paradigm you selected from the first three terms. (Keep these in order). • Save it as doc or docx file types, Times New Roman 12 font. The term used for your analysis must be underlined and boldfaced as a subheading for each of the 10 paragraphs using only 1 term in each paragraph. The paragraph will explain the term from the textbook and then how it applies in the book you read, citing three […]
watch the following three videos that offer snapshots of mental health care around the world. http://internationalreporting.org/out-of-the-shadows/stories/two-million-children/ http://internationalreporting.org/out-of-the-shadows/stories/someone-to-listen/ http://internationalreporting.org/out-of-the-shadows/stories/praying-for-a-cure/ Questions: Reflect on the different approaches to mental health and healthcare seen in the videos and what you have observed in Canada. 1) What form does stigmatization of mental health issues take here? Give examples (from media, personal experience, pop culture, etc). 2) Are there positive representations of mental health and mental health care in our culture? If so, give examples. 3) What can be done to challenge stigma around mental health? What can individuals do? What can communities do?
Part 1 Answer question with at least 200 words “To Stay Home or Not to Stay Home?” Should Their be a Question? “Opting Out” or “Leaving the Workforce” What is the best decision for a well-balanced family life? Is the mom staying home the answer? Or Is the shift of the dad from “breadwinner to bread-maker” the most optimal choice for family life? What is your opinion on this subject? Explain your views and use evidence to support your answers. Part 2 Respond to both classmates separately with remaining word count. Classmate 1 I think doing what is best for […]