Book Review – Students will write one book review over the book Crook County (100 pts.; 3-4 pages in length, double-spaced, 12 pt. font; word document). In well-written, cohesive paper, students are to show their familiarity with the book while answering the following questions: How important is the subject matter? How complete and thorough is the author’s coverage of the topic? Is the author’s argument/analysis solid? What are the strengths and limitations of the work? What questions are you left with after reading this book? What contribution does this book make? Who will benefit from the book? Begin with a […]
What are the Humanities? Competency Identify key traditions and ideas influencing our culture. For this assessment task, you will be required to outline how the study of Humanities enables us to learn more about how traditions and ideas influence culture. In modern times, the Humanities has come to encompass a large variety of topics, all of which reference back to culture in various aspects. The study of the Humanities is essentially a study of what makes us human. While broad in scope, its focus on critical thinking, analyzing, and the ability to reflect on one’s place in the larger narrative […]
Chapter 9-11. How is the experience of women and of African Americans, two minority groups, similar during the historical period of Malcolm X’s lifetime? How are they different? Use the terms stereotype, prejudice and discrimination correctly in your paper. In addition, discuss how you think the experiences of these two minority groups have changed since then? What new populations (race, ethnicity, gender, etc) would now be considered to have minority status? Book: Autobiography of Malcolm X as told by Alex Haley Attachment previewThe Autography of Malcom X Ranged by those whose mental powers are than his that in five minutes […]
This will be graded on a higher level than the weekly assignments. This assignment is intended to help you apply one of the 3 major sociological perspectives, Symbolic Interaction, Conflict (which would include Feminism) and Functionalism, to a movie of your choice. Think about how the movie’s characters, story line, setting etc., might be used to explain the main ideas of one of the perspectives. Disney movies are usually easy to see the theories. Think about the Lion King and conflict – who are the have’s and the have nots, what are the scarce resources that the conflict is over? […]
choose a one topic listed in the attachment and write about how it’s deviant, there is an attachment titled “why?” and you must answer those questions it is 500-700 words APA style forma Attachment previewDescribe why the behavior is considered deviant. How do these deviants view their own behavior? For example, do they regard their deviance as a one-time aberration or see its a deviant career?
Summary-Response paper: “Culture” Choose ONE of the following options 1. The goal of this summary-response paper is to compare two different cultures – perhaps comparing a culture where you grew up to what you find here in the U.S. – or two different subcultures or a counter-culture to mainstream culture. Using the following chart as a guide you will choose five different parts of culture that are located in at least three different institutional settings. For example, you can choose one from each column: “family norms,” political attitudes,” “economic values, “educational beliefs,” “religious traditions” (see the *** in the chart), […]
Must have the book Social problems: Societal Crisis, Capitalism, & Democracy by KIm Macinnis must make references from the book and use citations as outside research and sources are forbidden and will result in a failing grade. must read the chapters Economy: Perspectives from Ecological Economics by David Korten and Ecotourism’s Hidden Cost: “Green” Tourism’s Colonial Toll by Mason Barnard and answer the questions below: 1. How does ecotourism alter the relationship between people and their natural environment? What toll does Barnall describe? Discuss positive components of ecotourism as presented in the link below. 2. Could ecological economics be […]
Write a narrative summary of your notes describing what you experienced. Then, explain how each of the three sociological perspectives (structural-functionalism, symbolic interactionism, and social conflict) would analyze what you say. Your description of your observation should represent about 50% of your paper and your analysis another 50%, divided evenly between the three perspectives. At the end of your paper, discuss which perspective you think is the best suited to analyze your observation and why you think so. Whenever appropriate, link the information you present to concepts, theories, facts, and core values of “community and social justice” from the course. […]
1. Discuss the differences Carol Gilligan found in how males and females make moral judgments. 2. Provide an example of male judgment style. 3. Provide an example of female judgment style. 4. Describe the process of resocialization that occurs in total institutions. 5. Do you agree with resocialization in the form of total institutions? Defend your position.
The American Political System – POLI 102 Spring 2019 Critical Analysis Essay Assignment #2 150pts Due 5/23 (different than syllabus) . Maximum 5 single space pages. Submit via email if you will not be in class because you are not taking the final exam. The purpose of this assignment is to explain and critically reflect upon the debate about what William Howell calls “unilateral” presidential power and how this affects the checks and balances which are the foundation of our political system. Read: 1) William Howell excerpt from Power Without Persuasion 2003 2) Richard Neustadt excerpt from Presidential Power […]