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
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 http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-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 […]
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.
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; […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2015/05/philip_zimbardo_s_man_disconnected_claims_porn_internet_are_destroying_men.html
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 […]
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 […]