Obesity in America Obesity in America is considered an epidemic. There are many contributing factors to obesity (both childhood and adult), such as biological, environmental, social, or economic factors. Review the information on obesity on pages 383 to 385 in the textbook. You may also use the Internet or Strayer Library to research obesity and its causes. Suggested Reading: “What Are the Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity?” located at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/obe/risks.html Write a one to two page (1-2) page essay in which you: Describe the effect that obesity (childhood and / or adult) has had on you personally or your community. Select […]
Role of Social Institutions Select one social institution (e.g., family, religion, education, or government) and briefly describe how this social institution contributes to the transmission of society’s values. Identify a problem that affects your community. Describe how you could use research to learn more about the problem. Locate two scholarly articles in the Walden Library that pertain to your topic. Please locate one quantitative and one qualitative study for review. A qualitative study may focus on interviews and stories. A quantitative study may include numeric data or statistics. Qualitative example: If you were exploring the role that volunteerism plays in […]
Environmental Injustice Article Summary: After reading the article The Environmental Injustice of “Clean Coal”: Expanding the National Conversation on Carbon Capture and Storage Technology to Include an Analysis of Potential Environmental Justice Impacts located in Doc Sharing, write a paper summarizing, agreeing, disagreeing, responding to, or reflecting your personal thoughts and observations about the article. The paper must be double spaced, minimum two-pages in length, and in APA format. Activity – Applying Theories: Apply the theory of the interlocking treadmills of production and consumption to schoolwork and the pressure to get a degree, and then an advanced degree, and so […]
Mass incarceration attached is what I need. Wildeman, Christopher, Jason Schnittker, and Kristin Turney. 2012. “Despair by Association? The Mental Health of Mothers with Children by Recently Incarcerated Fathers” American Sociological Review 77: 216-243. Page Count: 27 Abstract A burgeoning literature considers the consequences of mass imprisonment for the well-being of adult men and – albeit to a lesser degree – their children. Yet virtually no quantitative research considers the consequences of mass imprisonment for the well-being of the women who are the link between (former) prisoners and their children. This article extends research on the collateral consequences of mass […]
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 […]
Sustainability in Elementary Education “From your annotated bibliography, please select 4-5 articles that are the most relevant in your topic. Read these articles carefully and think about them. Please write an essay that presents your research topic and then do a careful review of the 4-5 articles which makes clear what each article has to contribute to your topic. Focus on key themes and findings of each article. Think about they form a “conversation” about your topic. Be sure to include a work cited page” my annotated bibliography assignment explains what my topic is. this should be 4 pages single […]
STRATIFICATION AND PREJUDICE IN CURRENT EVENTS LASA 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 […]
Ethics and Social Justice The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented primarily to provide access to health insurance for those who would not otherwise be insured. The ACA is not designed as a single-payer healthcare system although some of its architects as well as its detractors see the ACA as steering the United States toward one. Research the single-payer approach to healthcare delivery using your textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet. In a 3–4-page paper, address the following: •Define a single-payer system and identify a country where it is used. •Using demonstrated […]
War, Peace, and Terrorism LP3 Assignment: War, Peace, and Terrorism Sociology Question Directions: Answer the questions below in no less than one page and no more than two pages. 1. Define globalization, ethnocentrism, and cultural relativism. 2. Did the United States media, or people, engage in ethnocentrism as social justification for the war in Iraq? How? 3. Has the United States media, or people, engaged in cultural relativism to negatively judge the culture of countries where supposed terrorists are from? How?
Social Movements Discussion 5.2: Social Movements Answer the following questions for the initial post. IDENTIFY a current or historical social movement that interests you. Ensure that it meets the definition of a social movement pursuant to the class text. 1. Briefly DESCRIBE the social movement and its objectives or political positions. 2. Which sociological theory best fits this movement-relative deprivation or resource mobilization? Why? 3. SELECT one of the three sociological perspectives-Functionalism, Conflict Theory, or Symbolic Interactionist-and DESCRIBE how the social movement would be viewed through the selected theory.