May 16, 2019

Doing Gender

This past week we have been focusing on gender. Gender is a fundamental social division. All around us we see differences between men and women (and girls and boys). The way they dress. The activities they engage in. What they say. What they want out of life. We see gender differences in the college classroom — who tends to major in what subjects? We see gender differences at the workplace — who tends to hold positions of power and authority? We see gender differences in the home — who tends to do the majority of housework? These social arrangements, which […]
May 16, 2019

Strayer University Public Trust and Media

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 trust and the media, the loss of privacy, safeguarding the First Amendment, online harassment, and the dangers of privatizing public […]
May 16, 2019

Global consciousness and social responsibility of an Organization

Answer each of the following in 200-210 words each in your own words. They will be run thru a plagiarism checker, thanks. 1.How can organizations become demonstrate more social responsibilitymore social responsibility and become more globally conscious? 2.What are ways organizations are reaching out to local communities to strengthen ties and relationships 3.Watch “TEDTalks: My Road Trip through The Whitest Towns in America.”   According to the speaker, what factors led to the development of the whitopias he describes? What “pushed” and what “pulled” this development? How are the factors involved in the push-pull reinforced by our culture? By mass […]
May 16, 2019

The Changing Aspects of Probation

How do you think the investigative and supervisory functions of probation can be most effectively organized? What would the judges in your area say about your proposal? What would the department of corrections say? Why is there so much interest in probation today? How does the use of probation affect the corrections system? Why is it used so extensively? Post in depth (3-4 paragraph) APA cited posts with in text/reference list (Quality is key) (APPLY THE BOOK AND AT LEAST ONE OUTSIDE SCHOLARLY SOURCE, CITING (IN TEXT AND REFERENCE LIST) AND PARAPHRASES AS WELL AS THE RESEARCH) Chapter 8 from […]
May 16, 2019

Colorado State University Needs of Disabled Veterans

THE GROUP I WOULD CHOOSE ARE DISABLED VETERANS Create an 8-10-page report on the needs of a marginalized group in an organization and ways to meet those needs through workshops, activities, various events, etc. You are expected to be creative in your approach to the issues you discover and expected to use resources in the class as well as original research as you move forward. Conduct the research necessary for writing a report on an organization’s ability to repair or enhance serving the needs of marginalized workers. Choose the group (women, people of color, elders, people with disabilities, transgender population, […]
May 16, 2019

Global Environment Issues

The United Nations has hired you as a consultant on global issues. Many of the UN members are not satisfied with the progress of the Millennium Development Goals. They feel that the goals focus on the wrong issues. There is a disconnect between what issues the UN developed countries believe are priorities and what many developing countries feel the prioritized issues should be. For example, the country of Burundi has asked that one of the goals be focused on food security. Austria, however, is adamant that the major current global issue is to mediate ceasefires in countries in the midst […]
May 16, 2019

Description of the Current Event: Carlos Ghosn

Question Description Assignment 2 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. Demonstrate the ability to identify, locate, and retrieve information related to the topics in the course. Purpose The primary goal of this exercise is to apply your developing sociological knowledge and skills to the analysis of a current event. Writing Expectations This should be 4-6 pages long, double-spaced, 12pt font (arial or times new roman), with 1″ margins. Instructions: Choosing a Current Event. A current […]
May 16, 2019

Marx and Weber’s Approaches to Education

Question Description I need someone who knows everything about Durkheimian, Marxian, and Weberian!!!!! Purpose: To show mastery of sociological theory by applying the three studied theoretical paradigms (Convergence – i.e., Durkheimian, Conflict/Capitalism – i.e., Marxian, Formal Action towards Goals/Formal Organizations – Weberian) to contemporary society. The focus of this paper will be on contemporary education and how the differing paradigms would make sense of why we get educated and why massive institutions are built to maintain and support the pursuit of education. Requirements: Will need to choose TWO of the perspectives listed from our 3 covered in class (and listed […]
May 16, 2019

South African Families and Households

Question Description After reading chapters 8 & 9 from Families in a Global Context answer the following questions. Once you have completed your posting, take time to read and respond to other classmates’ postings. To receive full credit you must post your comment as well as reply to a classmate’s post. Please see the rubric for grading criteria. Tell me several things you learned about South Africa that you had not known previously. Discuss two issues causing family stress in Kenya. Read chapter 8, Families and Households in South Africa, and chapter 9, Family Diversity in Kenya, from textbook Hennon, […]
May 16, 2019

Strayer Threats to the Global Environment Counterargument

Assignment 3b: Threats to the Global Environment Counterargument The members of the United Nations are impressed by your presentation. The information you provided has led to productive debates. There are now questions about prioritizing the issues at hand. Some of the countries are challenging your recommendations and questioning your reasons for not including certain other issues they believe are priorities. There are four remaining threats in the list of major global issues. Review the topics and reflect on two that you did not use in Assignment 3a. Defend your reasons for considering these topics to be less important than the […]
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