A – Group Conformity and Leadership Style, Or, B – He Who Has the Gold Makes the Rules? After identifying which discussion prompt you are responding to and making your initial post, be sure to make at least one of your response posts to the other discussion question prompt. A – Group Conformity and Leadership Style This discussion addresses module outcome 1. In this discussion you will address how order is maintained within the context of the group. You will apply sociological theories to explain why and how conformity occurs and the role of authority figures in society. Make sure […]
Question: Describe the labeling theory of deviance. What basic insight about deviance is offered by this approach? How does labeling figure into the difference between primary deviance and secondary deviance? What is the importance of stigma in labeling analysis? Book: Sociology 15/E, 2013 ISBN-13: 9780205985609 John J. Macionis
Question: Based on the ideas of Emile Durkheim, identify three functions of religion for society. In light of these functions, do you think that a decline in the importance of religion might threaten U.S. society? If so, how? Could the family and, perhaps, the school “take over” some of religion’s functions? Why or why not? Book: Sociology 15/E, 2013 ISBN-13: 9780205985609 John J. Macionis
Question Description Consider what you have learned about collective behavior, social movements, and social change this week. How is the global expansion of social media likely to affect how people pursue social change? How has it done so already? Use specific examples as you analyze social movements, social change, technology, and the media. The Week 8 Forum meets the following course objectives: Apply a sociological perspective to the social world. Analyze contemporary social issues using the sociological imagination and use sociological theories and concepts to analyze everyday life. Explain collective behavior, social movements, and social change
As you carefully consider the A part of the Dream Property case, how would you analyze and assess the Helperns’ strategy for purchasing this undeveloped land? With this week’s Shell readings in mind, what suggestions would you have for the Helperns, as they proceed with this negotiation?
Congratulations on reaching the final week of the course! In Week 6, begin by completing Interactive Unit 7: A Changing Society. Then you’ll complete your final assignment of the course, the Final Essay and your Final Exam. Photo Credit: People in Motion Learning Resources Required Readings Interactive Units Laureate Education. (2018). SOCI 1001S: Introduction to Sociology [Lecture Notes]. Retrieved from Laureate Education, Inc.: https://class.waldenu.edu Interactive Unit 7: A Changing Society Document Laureate Education. (2015). SOCI 1001S rough draft essay worksheet [Word document]. Baltimore, MD: Author. Review the Rough Draft Essay Worksheet that you completed earlier in the course, in which […]
The day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed, a teacher in a small town in Iowa tried a daring classroom experiment. She decided to treat children with blue eyes as superior to children with brown eyes. In the documentary “Class divided”, FRONTLINE explores what those children learned about discrimination and how it still affects them today. The goal of this assignment is to reflect on the issues of discrimination and how they impact those involved in the act. Watch carefully the documentary. You can find it here:http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/class-divid… Provide short answers to the following questions: What did the children’s body […]
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As we are mid-way through the semester, it is time to do a little ‘self-care’ assessment and evaluate how you are managing your studies. We will look at the concept of “grit” and perseverance from a powerfully motivating speaker and author, Angela LEe Duckworth. Watch the following video, and complete the reflection questions below. What is your reaction to the video? Explain your reaction. Do you think we can strengthen and grow our “grittiness”? If so, how? If not, why? Do you think failure has any part in success? Explain. Give an example of your GRIT from your everyday life, […]
Read and research types of intimate and family violence.Which theory of cultural violence makes the most sense and why?Is it possible that more than one theory applies under certain conditions?Explain why or why not.