Aristotle's Classification Scheme 1). A speaker such as Barack Obama, what is it about this speaker that makes his communication memorable? 2). Using Aristotle's classification scheme, decide whether you believe this speaker's power to persuade comes from ethos, pathos, logos, or from a combination of these methods. 3). Ex
Can you please help me get an understanding of the Amish culture? Identify the key characteristics of the Amish culture and why the Amish are called a "peculiar" people.
1). Briefly, compare the differences (in your own words if you like) among the three major theoretical perspectives in sociology (structural-functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism). 2). Give three examples, each of a social work issue from the three theoretical perspectives, used in sociology. Structur
Select a multinational corporation or international nonprofit agency that has encoutered trying to expand globally but was not successful do to cultural differences between workers and customers in other countries. Find ways to avoid these issues. Generate and evaluate reasons why people may not appreciate the cultural point of
What is Transformative Learning?
George Ritzer has written extensively on the McDonaldization of society. According to Schaefer, this concept refers to the "enormous influence of a well-known fast-food organization on modern-day culture and social life." Among some of the characteristics of fast food restaurants are a highly specialized division of labor, a hie
Schaefer defines the sociological imagination as "an awareness of the relationship between an individual in the wider society, both today and in the past". Let's begin our discussion this week by considering a particular scenario. You are walking down a street in your city or town and observe that more than half the people you s
When sociologists speak about the "social construction of reality," what do they mean? And why is it an important concept to take into account when attempting to understand and explain human social behavior? Specifically, explain and discuss W.I. Thomas' statement: if men define a situation as real, it is real in its conseque
STEP one Describe the importance of your organization to the community in which it resides; that is, identify ways the organization is important to its community (e.g. major employer, adds to tax base, produces goods important to community, etc.) Does the organization contribute to the community in any other way that might be
Based on your understanding of the theory and research on gender socialization, what suggestions would you offer to parents and teachers who want to socialize children into more androgynous and flexible gender roles? Demonstrate how your suggestions counter the negative gendered impact of agents of socialization.
Albert Bandura's Social-cognitive learning theory is seen as an aplication and refinement of the classical learning theory that dominated psychology. Bandura drew attention to oberservation learning (vicarious learning). Can you help me describe how "vicarious learning" occurs? Also,, help me understand what are some of th
Classify the aspects of ethnic division in Northern Ireland and what changes have provided for a lessening of this division. Could this be applied to Rwanda? Why or why not?
What are potential points of conflict within each stage of the group process? What methods of conflict resolution work best at the various stages?
What makes the U.S. an assimilationist society? Who benefits and who suffers from it? Summarize the concepts of assimilation and pluralism. Is assimilation achieved in our society?
Kahn and Rowe believe a flexible, four-hour module would benefit adults trying to balance work and family life, students trying to balance school with work experience, and senior citizens trying to gradually phase into retirement. For example, they envision a person working eight hours on some days, four hours on others, and dea
What is facebook's purposes, content, and participant populations?
It is easy to mislead readers of research especially when statistics and/or numerical data are involved. Interpretations can be skewed to meet the needs of the entity putting out the data. As consumers of products, we are constantly bombarded by data that is inaccurate or misconstrued to meet the needs of the market. Is there an
Why do sociologists need to follow a code of ethics? What are some ethical concerns of sociological research? How might violation of research ethics affect you as a student, as a sociologist, and as a consumer?
In your opinion, is the American dream of social mobility a myth? Why or why not?
In your opinion, are there ethical concerns regarding conflict of interest in corporate and government funding of sociological research? Why or why not? Defend your view.
* Evaluate your selected video from the sociological perspective assigned to your Learning Team. -(School girls attack - see attachment) * Team B: Conflict perspective * Describe specific components of the perspective used in the evaluation. about 200 words
Artifacts of our own cultures surround us. From art and music to architecture and literature, from philosophy and religion to laws and economics, we live among cultural artifacts that have deep roots. Select the single cultural artifact that you believe best represents the culture in which we live today. Describe in details a
How can better understanding our collective cultural heritage and shared humanity across time and geographic place help us to be better stewards of a global future? What role or roles do you believe understanding cultural differences across time and throughout the world plays outside academia, if any? Support your response with
What are some of the philosophies that influenced Latin America? In what way did they impact the cultures of Latin America? What contributions to society did folk and elite caudillos bring to Latin American society? What impact did the encroachment of Europeans have upon the New World?
In one succinct paragraph, describe the dramaturgical perspective.
Discuss current trends affecting social welfare . Do modern trends favor the solution of social issues? What are the most effective social welfare organizations today in your opinion, and why?
Please I need help with this: Write a short paragraph refreshing my memory regarding the organization or subdivision of that organization that you are studying in your SLP. Describe the role of your organization in the communities in which it is a member. If your organization is part of a larger organization, show how
* Evaluate your selected video from the sociological perspective assigned to your Learning Team. ( Three Cups of Tea) * Team A: Functionalist perspective * Describe specific components of the perspective used in the evaluation. about 200 words.
1) Compare and contrast the sociological viewpoints of: a) Structure-Functionalism; b) Conflict; and c) Interaction. 2) Using the viewpoints discussed in Step 1, state and defend your position as to: a) whether or not organizations have identifiable cultures; and b) whether or not organizations can be defined by their cu
Come up with a brief comment or opinion as to the social movement within the last decade to these to two items Item #1) I need a brief paragrah response or comment to the topic below. The new environmental movement has grown significantly from earlier decades. Today, environmentalists and others have realized that the en