. What factors have perpetuated sex segregation and inequality in the labor force and account for women’s distribution among occupations? What are some of the major barriers that have prevented women from obtaining more well-paying occupations? 2. What are some of the microinequalities that women face and how have they contributed to gender inequality? 3. In what ways has globalization impacted sex and gender inequality?
This is the second of two (2) position papers based on the following scenario to be completed in this course. Again, imagine that you are running for a state office (e.g., governor, senator, or Congressional representative) and you have to prepare a position paper for a debate on controversial issues in the news. [Select one (1) of the topics addressed in Weeks 5-9 of this class.] Remember that you are addressing a significant segment of your state’s population and you want to be elected to public office, so your topic will have to have a broad appeal, such as public […]
rite about your own life and how the world around you has become McDonaldized. Responses must apply the principles of McDonaldization theory, and the following terms must also be used: rationalization, dehumanization (impersonality), “the iron cage”. 2-3 PAGES, DOUBLE SPACED, 12 PT FONT.
q1 Macrosociology applies a wide angle lens to the study of social life. Its emphasis is on social institutions that form the Structure of everyday life– the market economy; education; organized religion; politics; technology– 2 main theoretical schools of macrosociology are Structural Functionalist– the view from the top of the power hierarchy or the elite perspective; and conversely the view from the bottom of the power hierarchy: the Conflict theoretical perspective. These are Structural Social Theories that either strive to maintain the status quo (from the top down) or agitate for social change (from the grassroots, bottom up). Microsociology emphasizes […]
Write 250 word discussion board post on Alcohol Abuse Topic: Alcohol Abuse Alcohol abuse continues to be the most serious drug problem on college campuses throughout the United States. Every year, drinking kills more than 1,700 students and injures about 500,000 more; it is also a factor in 600,000 assaults and 100,000 rapes on college campuses. Enzyme-mediated metabolic pathways break down the toxic ethanol in alcoholic beverages. Ethanol kills liver cells and interferes with normal metabolic processes. Long-term heavy drinking causes alcoholic hepatitis, inflammation and destruction of liver tissue, and cirrhosis. Cirrhosis prevents the liver from removing drugs and other […]
1. What is the evidence that racial and ethnic inequality exist in contemporary U.S. society? 2. How have changes in the occupational structure resulted from the broader societal changes in the economy and polity? 3. How do race, class, and gender intersect in contributing to social inequality? 4. What are the various microinequalities that impact the lived experiences of racial and ethnic minorities? There is no need for any research or citations on this. It is coursework based on observations or experiences of racial inequality in society.
For this assignment, you will organize your response to each of the following prompts. It is appropriate to use headers in your paper to denote each part. Be sure to use in-text citations should be included and APA citations to support your claims. Part 1: Explain how cultural intelligence is important for success in your workplace. Be sure to consider both personal and collaborative success. Part 2: Give an example of a cultural difference that you have observed in a co-worker. Describe how your awareness of cultural difference can be used to strengthen your relationship with your co-worker. Part 3: […]
This individual assignment asks you to submit a 2 page essay on the following topic: Identify the citizenship virtues for a liberal society in Chapter 16 of the Politics of the Vernacular. Which one would you consider to be the most important one? Why. This assignment counts twenty-five (25) per cent towards the final course grade. You are asked to connect the following: the political philosophy espoused in modern liberal democracies like Canada, historical events in Canada since 1867, as well as philosophical concepts from the previous course, JUST303.
Target a multinational corporation/international company and the practice of “outsourcing” to third world countries. Some examples of MNCs (multinational corporations) would be Nike, General Motors, Ford, Qwest, and Fender Music. Research its effects on local culture. Write a summary and analysis of 500-750 words and include the following: How does global stratification impact local culture? What are the positive and negative effects? How does global stratification impact the United States? What are the positive and negative effects? Who is the biggest “winner” in this situation? Explain. Use the GCU Library to locate two to three academic sources to support your […]
The purpose of this assignment is to identify common patterns of social behavior within a specific social event or a social setting. Your writing will illustrate your ability to interpret human interactions via a social lens, using the content from units intro to sociology, sociological research, social interactions, marriage and family, culture and socialization.