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Function of the goddess myth

The elements and functions of goddess myths are explored such as earth, social order, and birth. Also, the basic functions of the goddess myth are discussed.

Case Study: Alcoholism

I am in the process of writing a comprehensive case study and would like some ideas on some interesting case studies for the project. The case study must include: Client History, Family History, and Specific addiction or compulsive behavior. The case study can be make believe and I will have to integrate my knowledge of con

Debate education in the United States briefly.

Conduct a class discussion on the general state of education in the United States, asking your students to address the following: Overall, how good a job do you think the education system in the United States is doing in educating its students? What are its strongest points? What are its weakest points? If you had the power to c

Important information about Norms

Sociologists recognize norms in two different categories; formal and informal. These formal and informal categories govern every culture's daily activities. If you were asked to temporarily take the position of a high school principal, from a sociological perspective, what norms would you want to govern the student's behavio

Social Stratification & Life Chances

I need help with these three questions: 1) Imagine a society in which there are no social classes- no differences in people's wealth, income, and life chances. What would such a society be like? 2) Would it be stable or would its social structure change over time? 3) How could you apply Max Weber's theory of strat

The Shrinking Middle Class

A middle class family is defined by what? A shrinking middle class presents what dangers to the nation overall?

Social Initiatives: NCLB & Medicare

For the No Child Left Behind Law and Medicare, provide the purpose of the initiative; analyze the program's effectiveness; and list ways in which the programs could be more effective.

Divorce

What do you think are the primary factors that lead to divorce? - What is the effect of divorce on families? - Why do you think divorce is considered a social problem?

Epistemology: Ways of Knowing

Epistemology of Practice Knowledge Need assistance with a Practice theory that I have chosen to write a project paper on. The theory that I have chosen for the paper is Rational emotive theory. I have to indicate the basic assumptions of the theory and the reason that Rational emotive theory is a good selection. How does

Research Design Purpose Statement

Could you please help me determine if this article is quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods? How do you know? Please help me understand the following questions: Does the purpose statement begin with signaling words? Add If so, what are they? Does the purpose statement identify the strategy of inquiry? If the stu

Marriage in America is debated.

Given the trends towards higher numbers of divorces and more children born out of wedlock since 1970, should the legal system make it more difficult for married couples to obtain a divorce, and harder for people to cohabit outside of marriage, especially when children are involved? What can the United States government do to st

How to shrink a human head

On the Topic of Subcultures and Culture Shock (Activity): Here is the link to the video http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/videos/player.html .... if the link doesnt work here are the steps... National Geogrraphic Channel Videos. Click People and Places Click Cultures and Customes Scroll through the vi

The conflict perspective and functionalist perspective shed different light on why prostitution exists. These 2 theories, combined with the feminist theory, help us understand the complex problem of prostitution.

Conflict theory is a Marxist-based theory that views individuals and groups in society as having unequal amounts of resources (both material and nonmaterial). Because of this inequity, those who are on the bottom end of society will ultimately cause a rebellion. Functionalists, on the other hand, look at the relationship betw

Down-to-Earth is examined from a personal viewpoint.

After reading the Down-to-Earth Sociology box, â?? The Big Win: Life After the Lottery,â? discuss how your life would change if you won a lottery for $100 million or more. How would your present personal relationships change? Would you change your course of study or even drop out of school? What would be your initial â??spl

Research Design

Could you please help me determine if this article is quantitative or qualitative? How do you know? Please help me understand the following questions: Does the author identify one overarching theory by name? Does the author provide information about the development of this theory? Does the author give examples of how

challenges for non-english speakers

1) What challenges and opportunities do non-English speakers face in the United States? In schools? In the workplace or workforce? In other everyday environments? 2) What do you think are the biggest concerns some people have about illegal immigration in the United States? Is it the effect on the U.S. economy, on the populat

Applying Theory in Research

I need assistance in understanding the following... Examine the ways in which theory is used for quantitative, qualitative, and mixed studies. Why isn't theory used the same way for all research? Analyze the role of theory in research. Does it serve to connect components of the study? Is it a basis for selecting a research a

Cloning is briefly debated.

Is cloning of human beings immoral? If so why? And whose definition of morality are you using? If you believe that cloning is immoral, do you think the government should pass a law banning cloning? As you see it, what are the potential dangers of cloning? The potential benefits? Of the following potential benefits, which,

Explain the influence of groups and the processes of groups social control

Task Name: Phase 4 Individual Project 2 Deliverable Length: 3-4 pages (APA format) Details: Library Research Assignment Social Control: Provide professional and personal examples of how social groups (family, friends, relationships, education, religion, and work) may influence you as an individual using conformity and obedien

Plagiarism

Professor Lee is writing a proposal for a research grant, and the deadline for the proposal submission is two days from now. To complete the background section of the proposal, Lee copies a few isolated sentences of a journal paper written by another author. The copied sentences consist of brief, factual, one-sentence summarie

Which of these four criminal principles deterrence, incapacitation, retribution and rehabilitation does today's criminal justice system appear to focus on? What is the efficacy and moral implications of the purposes of the criminal justice system? How can society do better at both deterring criminals and preventing crime? ciology Criminal Justice System

Which of these four criminal principles deterrence, incapacitation, retribution and rehabilitation does today's criminal justice system appear to focus on? Rehabilitation is a nice ideal but rarely works. Statistics show that up to 63% of criminals have prior arrest records. (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1989) This shows

Recognizing and Avoiding Bias

A researcher has a deep religious faith. Part of this faith is the belief that homosexuality is against God and Godâ??s teachings. The researcher is part of a research team working together on a grant-funded project focusing on adjustment of children raised in families with same-sex parents. The researcher has been tasked with

Summarize criminal statistical data over the last 40 years.

What are the trends in criminal statistical data over the last 40 years? Have the trends of violent and non-violent crime have increased, decreased or remained relatively constant over the past four decades? How will current and future ethical perspectives shape the criminal justice system in the 21st Century? I need to obt

Communication Questions

I need help answering some communication topics: Emotional Intelligence, Strategies for Managing Interpersonal Conflicts, and Gender & Culture in Interpersonal Communications. The paper I am writing about is a reflective paper about language and different culture and how they communicate within their culture or outside their cul

Social Stratification

Require assistance with the following problem: STEP ONE Write a short paragraph refreshing my memory regarding the organization or subdivision of that organization that you are studying in your SLP. STEP TWO Describe the degree to which there is gender and racial diversity in your organization. More sp

Social Stratification

Assitance required for the problem below: STEP ONE Write a short paragraph refreshing my memory regarding the organization or subdivision of that organization that you are studying in your SLP. STEP TWO Describe the degree to which there is gender and racial diversity in your organization. More specifi

Social Structure

Advise needed in the following task: STEP ONE Write a short paragraph regarding the organization or subdivision of that organization that you are studying in your SLP. STEP TWO Describe how people are formally and informally organized within your organization. STEP THREE Describe