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 […]
Race and Sex in the Workplace The purpose of this assignment is to explore race, gender, and occupational stratification in the workforce. To complete this assignment, perform the following tasks: Choose a person to interview. This person should have experience with race, gender, and/or occupational stratification, either as a human resources manager, a hiring manager, or someone similar, OR you may choose someone who personally experienced race, gender, and/or occupational stratification. Create at least five interview questions related to racism, sexism, and stereotypes in the workforce. Interview this person. Discuss the interview in an organized paper, supporting your analysis of […]
Sociology Culture and Diversity When traveling to other countries for business, it is important to know the male/female roles in each country. Not knowing these roles could cause problems in discussions and negotiations. If you were traveling to Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, Brazil, Thailand, the Czech Republic, Russia, or Rwanda, what would you need to know about the traditional male/female roles? Search the Internet for one or more of the above countries to find out about male/female roles.
What’s wrong with soccer In Chapter 6, we learned to recognize how fallacies of relevance are used to distract the audience from the real issue. Consider the following example. “What’s wrong with soccer? It’s just not American. No one here likes it.” The fallacy of relevance used is … guilt trip. nationalism. rationalization. smoke screen.
Describe what members of your social circle have in common Apply critical thinking skills to answer each question each response should be 150-300 words-(1) What are the dimensions of cultural diversity? Identify and briefly explain the dimensions by referencing both textbooks. (2)With what ethnic, cultural, or other groups do you identify? Describe what members of your social circle have in common. (3)-What is the difference between diversity and inclusion? -(4)What is the importance of workplace diversity training? -(5)What is your experience with workplace culture? Could there be, or could there have been, more inclusion? Format your paper consistent with APA […]
diversity and multiculturalism Paper is to be submitted through TURN IT IN* An important part of our course is researching information on diversity and multiculturalism and its social, cultural, and ethical impact upon individual citizens, groups of people, and society at large. In the twenty-first century, Web sites are an important channel of communication between organizations and their external stakeholders. If an organization is serious about its commitment to diversity, one would expect that this would be reflected in the design, content, and graphics of the Web site. Potential employees, customers, suppliers, etc., often turn first to a Web site […]
STRATIFICATION AND PREJUDICE IN CURRENT EVENTS ASA 2: Stratification and Prejudice in Current Events 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 […]
Unemployment Unemployment Please respond to the following: This week, you learned that unemployment may be best viewed as a public issue, rather than as a personal or individual problem. Have you, or someone close to you, ever been affected by unemployment? What public issues do you think are involved, and why? Your response must address the discussion question and you must also comment on at least one other student’s post.
Describe the existing culture Choose one feature of a culture—yours, one you know about, or an historical example—that is the result of a global influence. This chosen feature must be one that has become an accepted addition to the chosen culture. To find a feature, think of popular events, celebrations, sports, or restaurants that you know. Describe the existing culture and the influence, detailing how the influence developed and has come to seem part of the existing culture. Analyze how accepted changes in culture affect your perspective on globalization. (2 pages)