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December 13, 2018

Social and Formal Groups Comparison

Social and Formal Groups Comparison Due Day 5/CheckPoint: Social and Formal Groups Comparison   ·         Resources: Ch. 5 of Society ·         Compose a 200- to 300-word response to the following:   o    Describe a social group and a formal organization that you are currently part of or were a part of in the past. o    Review the categories in the Summing Up table on p. 121 in the text. o    Using the categories in the table, outline the main differences between the social group and the formal organization to which you belong. For example, explain how each group or organization […]
December 13, 2018

Urbanization Trends

Urbanization Trends esources: Ch. 15 of Society and the Online Library Compose a 200- to 300-word response to the following:   Explain urban growth trends in the world’s poorest countries. What causes urbanization in poor countries?   Choose a major city in a poor, developing country and research how urbanization has occurred in this city. Try search terms such as “history of urbanization in (name of city).”   Discuss the statistical data and the implications of the urbanization of your chosen city.   Cite 2 to 3 sources from the Online Library in your written response. You may also refer […]
December 13, 2018

Social Change and Modernization

Social Change and Modernization Due Day 5 /CheckPoint: Social Change and Modernization   Resources: Ch. 16 of Society Compose a 200- to 300-word response to the following:   Define social change. What are the key features of social change? Provide four examples of social movements, current or past, and describe the key features of each movement.   Define modernization. What are the key features of modernization? Provide four examples of modernization and describe the key features in each example.
December 13, 2018

Sociological Research Methods

Sociological Research Methods Due Day 5 CheckPoint: Sociological Research Methods   Search the Online Library for an article or case study about suicide in the United States. Try key words such as “research on suicide” to narrow your search. The article must contain sufficient data on suicide for you to determine the research methods used in the article.   Explain the research methods used in the article, then identify the methodological orientation that best reflects the methods used in the article.  These methodological orientations are located in your readings and must be explained well enough in your submission to make […]
December 13, 2018

Punishment Research Paper

Punishment Research Paper Statistics show that there is a high rate of criminal recidivism in the United States. This raises the question, “Does punishment deter crime?   Resources: Ch. 7 of Society and the Online Library   Research the affects of the four types of punishment—retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation, and societal protection—in relation to today’s American society, as outlined in the Summing Up table on p. 182. Try search terms such as “effects of retribution on American society.”   Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper that summarizes your research results and addresses the following questions:   Which type of punishment deters […]
December 13, 2018

Future of Modernization

Future of Modernization Due Day 7/Assignment: Future of Modernization Paper   Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper addressing the following questions:   How does modernization manifest itself in U.S. society? Use one of the modern theorists introduced in Ch. 16 of Society as a basis for your response. Is modernization likely to continue in the U.S.? Explain your answer. Is modernization a world-wide trend? What are the consequences of modernization? Which theorist best reflects your perceptions of modernization?   Research the Online Library for information to support your answers. Try search terms such as “modernization trends” or “consequences of modernization.” […]
December 13, 2018

Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements

Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements Need help with ETH 125 Week 4 Checkpoint Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements ( App. C) ETH 125 Checkpoint Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements ( App. C) CheckPoint: Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements • Resources: Ch. 7 in Racial and Ethnic Groups and Appendix C • Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • Use Ch. 7 of the text and Appendix C to identify events and leaders of the Civil Rights and […]
December 13, 2018

Diversity in our world today

Diversity in our world today 1.     Define emigration and immigration.         2.     What are some of the ways groups of people are identified?         3.     Why do people label and group other people?         4.     Define culture. Is culture limited to racial and ethnic backgrounds? Explain.
December 13, 2018

Stratification and Prejudice

Stratification and Prejudice The purpose of this assignment is to explore stratification and prejudice in current events. Despite great advances towards equality between the races and genders, racial and gender discrimination, as well as class stratification remain serious social problems. To conclude this course, you will use the news media to discover current social issues with regards to race and gender. To complete this assignment, perform the following tasks: Using newspapers, news websites, or news magazines, select three current events (within the last six months) that reflect our studies on stratification. One event should represent racial issues, one gender issues, […]
December 13, 2018

Social Mobility

Social Mobility For this assignment, you will trace your own family’s history of social mobility. Consider various types of social mobility, including intragenerational mobility, intergenerational mobility, and status attainment. You should examine at least three generations of your family and think about their achievements and ascriptions and whether people climbed upward, slid downward, or remained the same. Be sure to think about race and gender and their role in mobility and social status. You should also make predictions about your own social mobility and your children’s (real or imagined) future mobility. To complete this assignment, perform the following tasks: Describe […]
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