August 8, 2019

dissection board

Conduct a half-hour field observation. Note any “signs” of peer pressure in action. These can include clothes, products, foods, games, activities, verbal interactions, forms of popular culture or entertainment, or anything else that is currently “in” because people think it is “cool.” Submit a 2 page paper and share your observations on the Discussion Board. How has peer pressure operated in your life? Think about something that you did, despite not wanting to, because of peer pressure.
August 8, 2019

Semester Discussion Project: Vilfredo Pareto and Political Irrationality

The assignment instructions are below. Your posting is due by 11:59PM on Saturday , March 9th. THE ASSIGNMENT: Access the reading entitled, Vilfredo Pareto and Political Irrationality, found under COURSE READINGS… and read it thoroughly… Remember for context, that Pareto was writing around the turn of the 20th century in a time of great political and economic evolution. This should be an extensive and detailed review of the following demonstrating great persuasive depth and specificity. (Grading will not only take into consideration the content produced, but following all expectations of the instructions as well as the stated formatting requirements.) For […]
August 8, 2019

Social Inequality

. 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?
August 8, 2019

Media and Society

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 […]
August 8, 2019

McDonalization in your own life assignment

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.
August 8, 2019

main theoretical schools of macrosociology are Structural Functionalist

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 […]
August 8, 2019

Discussion Board Post: Alcohol Abuse

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 […]
August 8, 2019

Racial Inequality

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.
August 8, 2019

Cultural Differences

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: […]
August 8, 2019

Citizenship Virtues Essay

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.
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