Please help with the following problem regarding slavery in a sociological perspective. I need help to fully explain how tradition plays a part in keeping people in slavery. Please use references from Sociology Manual and other credible sources such as New York Times, Times, Newsweek, Society, Psychology Today, etc.
Explain how an individual's ascribed social class position at birth may affect what Max Weber called life chances, or the ability of an individual to attain the following "good things" that a society values: - good health care - longevity - a good job - security - status - wealth - power - prestige Describe how life
What is the legal framework relating to the issue of illegal immigation? Post 250-300 words and reference.
Pros and cons of diversity training by internal employees What are the advantages and disadvantages of having diversity training conducted by internal employees versus using an outside consultant? Which would you prefer? Reference: Lofhjelm, S. (2001, June 1). Workforce diversity training: from anti-discrimination compliance to organizational development. Allbusiness.com, Retrieved from http://www.allbusiness.com/management/change-management/798839-1.html
What are the advantages and disadvantages of having diversity training conducted by internal employees versus using an outside consultant? Which would you prefer? Reference: Lofhjelm, S. (2001, June 1). Workforce diversity training: from anti-discrimination compliance to organizational development. Allbusiness.com, Retriev
How do policy makers use the concepts of half-full or half-empty to argue for or against social change? Do you think this is an effective strategy? Why or why not?
Proponents of environmental justice claim that racial minorities are disproportionally subjected to environmental hazards. Reflect on your views regarding environmental issues. Do you favor the economic factors over protection of the environment? Why or why not? Would you be willing to house a chemical or nuclear waste repositor
Please help answer the following question. Should US government policy favor certain kinds of immigrants? Should preference be given to the neediest applicants? The most talented? The most oppressed? The richest? Should applicants from certain countries be given priority? Why or why not?
I need help with the following topic: Using the sociological terms and concepts from the current and past chapters and at least one of the three major sociological theories (conflict, functionalist, or interactionist), analyze the hypothesis that groups are important to the development of an individual's sense of self and ide
1. Describe famous two types of sexual harassment. 2. Explain why women and men have different life expectancies. 3. How may homophobia result in hate crimes committed against heterosexuals? 4. Describe how student groups have been active in the gay liberation movement since the 1960s.
Analyze and interpret the following quotation: Worldwide, non-Western cultures faced fundamental challenges to their cultural identities not so much a recentering of culture but a decentering of culture. In the later nineteenth century and early twentieth century, what would a decentering of culture have meant for a given cul
Describe a particular population segment. Examples of Population Segments Include: Adolescents Adults Children College Students Elderly LGBT Community Individuals and/or Families below the Poverty Line Prisoners (current and former) Wealthy Families Explain at least two social issu
What are the reasons why children from low-income families tend to have lower levels of academic achievement than children from more affluent families? How does alternative certification work, and what are the benefits? What is the one drop of blood rule? Explain the difference between prejudice and discrimination
Name and describe the four patterns of partner violence discussed in Mooney. What are the five behaviors that some parents use in an effort to alienate their children from the other parent? According to the structural-functionalist perspective, what are two ways in which crime is functional for society? What a
What are your impressions of the Enron scandal? Use the following questions for discussion prompts: Does the government expect too much from company executives? What are the ethical consideration of the case and verdict? Was justice served? for defendants for stakeholders (victims) for
Are there resources available for the group affected by GANG violence? How is this violence addressed and solved in individual cases? What can be done to reduce this type of violence?
Many experts cite the weakening of the family as one of the causes for some of the problems that society faces today. Do you agree? Discuss the following as it relates to the following Since 1960, what are some important or significant changes in families? What factors are responsible for this change? In general,
Insanity defense and its importance in the American criminal justice system. What are some ethical issues?
President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a "War on Poverty" during his State of the Union Speech in 1964. This speech set in motion a series of bills and acts designed to help even the poorest Americans. Some of these programs included Head Start, food stamps, Medicare and Medicaid. These programs did bring about results which reduc
Please help me put together a thesis statement and an Annotated Bibliography for a paper on gang violence.
Considering Robert Picktons' victims were all from the downtown eastside of Vancouver, what theories best describe this serial killer. I feel that for him to commit such repeated acts of violence, to a particular type of women, for one, the neutralization theory played large role in this but what about the fact that they are pro
When labeling theorists say that â??society produces deviance,â? they are referring to: (a) social conditions such as poverty (b) the structural strain toward deviance (c) the creation of deviance by rule-making (d) the deviant subcultures into which people are born The labeling perspective is most compatible with the
Please help with the following problem. Please provide at least 300 words. Describe the positives and negatives of an American adjusting to home in Israel as far as assimilation, accommodation and separation go.
What are the social control issues that shape people behavior today? What are some ways to improve social control components individually and as a society? Is there a difference in these influences as we age? I believe I understand the social control theory as this addresses factors in which determine whether or not a person engages in criminal activity. Further that people who engage in criminal activity are free of intimate attachments, aspirations or moral beleifs that bind them to conform to a law abiding way of life.
What are the social control issues that shape people's behavior today? There are numerous social controls that shape the behavior of individual's in society today. Religion and membership in a particular church can shape behavior. An individual knows that if they choose to sin they may be excommunicated or kicked out of th
We favor marriage based on romantic love but yet people divorce quite easily if they "fall out of love" and often remarry. I need help in explaining this behavior.
Domestic Violence in North Carolina/ Fayetteville Briefly provide an overview of the problem, a detailed description of how it impacts your community (statistics, financial data, research, interviews), how it is being addressed by the government or any non-governmental organizations (NGOs) such as welfare agencies, charities
Dr. Carl Sagan developed a "Baloney Detection Kit" to help us evaluate scientific claims. Please give an example of what you have determined is bogus analysis using quasi-scientific jargon, but has little or no objectivity. Support your opinion by addressing the questions for Baloney Detection. Needs to have two sources APA.
In many cities throughout the United States, the prevalence of hate crimes has increased. You have been asked to provide your insight into this and recommend ways to decrease the occurrence of these types of crimes. Research the topic of hate crimes and address the following: 1. Create a profile of the typical individual who commits hate crimes. 2. Who are some targets and/or victims of hate crimes? 3. What are some of the causes and effects of these crimes? 4. What actions can be taken to minimize the occurrence of hate crimes?
First of all it is ridiculous to claim that the prevalence of hate crimes has increased. With just a little study of world history one encounters such people as Vlad Dracula, known as Vlad the Impaler for his practice of impaling victims on a wooden pole. The pole would be inserted in their rectum pushed through their body clo
Use your sociological imagination to discuss the connection between individual experiences and the social impact of being unemployed and the impact of unemployment as a broad issue.
Use your sociological imagination to discuss the connection between individual experiences and the social impact of being unemployed and the impact of unemployment as a broad issue. In America today there are nearly 15 million unemployed citizens. Unemployment is certainly an economic drain on the nation. However it shoul
Arguments for and against Capital Punishment: A study of the history of capital punishment in Canada
While many supporter of capital punishment argue that it is a necessary form of retribution, this discussion will argue that it is a brutal and degrading act. Many other opponents of capital punishment including Robert Baird and Stuart Rosenbaum dispute the proper interpretation of statistical analysis of its deterrent effect,
Consider that President Johnson signed the Medicare bill thinking that this legislation would provide security for all Americans in their senior years. Do you think Medicare and other social programs are hitting their mark as was intended in the 1960s? Referencing search material, discuss how the status of seniors