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process of bureaucratization

Do you think the process of bureaucratization has had a more positive or negative influence on the organization of modern societies? Succinctly outline and explain your position on this issue, using the textbook to cite specific characteristics of bureaucracy to support your position.

Two values that persist in American culture

Brieflyt describe two significant values that persist in American culture. Next, and in about two paragraphs, discuss how these values may have influenced the way you were socialized while growing up. (Remember that socialization occurs within the family, among peers, at school, at work, etc.) Finally, reflect upon your adult li

Why is the Church of the Holy Sepulcher considered a sacred place?

Sacred places exist throughout the world and are not unique to any one particular culture. The sacred places of Christianity are perhaps best known to the western world. These include Jerusalem, Bethlehem and the Lake of Galilee region. For Islam, Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem are considered sacred. Stonehenge, the pyramids of

What are some of the common elements for sacred places such as Mecca in Saudi Arabia, the place of Muslim pilgrimage, and the Holy Land where Jesus lived, and is the place where many Christians choose to visit holy sites. What elements do these sites share in common

What are some of the common elements for sacred places such as Mecca in Saudi Arabia, the place of Muslim pilgrimage, and the Holy Land where Jesus lived, and is the place where many Christians choose to visit holy sites. What elements do these sites share in common? Sacred sites are sacred for a reason. They were not in mo

Mythical male and female heroes in the movies

Please give examples of types of male and female heroes and heroines found in classic or contemporary movies? What type of mythical parallel do you see in these heroes or heroines?

Strategic Thinking and Ethics

1. Why is strategic thinking critical to your current and future success in the workplace? 2. Do you think most companies have and enforce a code of ethics? Explain why or why not.

Welfare Policy

Is Welfare Policy vulnerable to influence by a person's belief of human nature? Express your basic belief of human nature and discuss how that may affect your view of an appropriate welfare policy. Provide an example.

Social Security

Interesting facts about social security, particularly the statistics about married couples. Social security funds might be in jeopardy so pulling resources and saving is key to sustaining life in the senior years. Which one of your pros and cons do you find to be most significant to the environment today? Pro: Married c

Social Security

There are many aspects of the program that can be adjusted. Do you believe that you should be able to choose if you want to contribute and therefore collect Social Security? What do you think would happen to the program if people choose to not contribute and save on their own?

Ethical Dilemma

My major of study is Human Service Management â?¢ Assess a professional dilemma and values conflict that you experienced before beginning your major course of study or during your program of studies. Complete all three sections of the assignment. 1. Describe the experience: o What was the ethical issue you experien


Imagine a society in which there are no social classes- no differences in peopleâ??s wealth, income, and life chances. What would such a society be like? Would it be stable or would its social structure change over time? How could you apply Max Weberâ??s theory to this scenario

Public Policy topic: Environmental Concerns

You will identify relevant material consistent with the focus of the topic using scholarly journals and professional websites with authored material (not popular Internet sites). Your analysis of the selected topic must include the following: â?¢The scope and nature of the public policy problem â?¢The evolution of publi

Comprehensive outline On Environmental Concerns

The outline should refer to most if not all of the following: the scope and nature of the public policy problem, the evolution of public policy, evaluation of policy, the actors involved, the intergovernmental structure and political concerns, the approaches to policy setting, and the suggested policy direction that is supporte

Paper on Bullying

I am looking for a four page intro to different types of bullying. It needs to include Relational aggression among girls. How it effect academic , personal and social success It is also mentioned as bullying. Teasing, cyberbullying, gossip, tormenting,rumors,social exclusion. It also goes into hoe it causes depression attendance

Critical Thinking

1. Is it possible to make effective decisions without thinking critically? 2. If you were tasked with developing a code of ethics for your organization, what process would you use? What things would you include? Explain why you selected these items. Texts I'm using: Ruggiero, V. (2008). Thinking Critically About Et

Ethical Awareness Inventory

1. How has you ethical perspective changed since starting a college education? 2. Provide an example of an ethical situation you encountered in the workplace and how you reacted. How did your behavior compliment or contradict your Ethical Awareness Inventory?

You are a sociologist How do you think you would interpret the practice of prostitution? Contrast this view with the functionalist perspective. Do you think your comments would differ if you took the feminist view, if so, how?

As a sociologist how would I interpret the practice of prostitution? Contrast this view with the functionalist perspective. Would my comments differ if I took the feminist view? If so, how? As a sociologist I view the practice of prostitution from the symbolic interactionism perspective. Hubert Blumer coined the term symb

How do television shows impact family values

Please discuss the impact of television shows on family values. Please provide one positive example and one negative example. I would like this discussion to be at least 400 words so I can gain a full understanding of the topic. Thanks.

Female Divine Articles & Analysis

Please help me with this. I don't really understand what is meant by the female divine in contemporary culture. Task: Identify a scholarly article that discusses some aspect of the female divine in contemporary culture. (This might range anywhere from discussions on goddesses in advertising found in an article on marketing to

Elderly or Disabled population-Human services profession-Welfare system

The focal point is on the Elderly or Disabled population, please respond to the context below within 4-5 paragraphs or more. Please list citations or resources (Choose either elderly or disabled population as topic): A) Appraise the history of social welfare policy as it pertains to this population (Elderly or Disabled), disc

Sociological question

What are the social structure described by Durkheim,Tonnies, and Lenski? How does it which comes closest to matching certain social setting of to day? Use the following terms in your explanation: status, role, primary group, and secondary group

Grant Writing

1. What are the skills in the grant writing process that would be most useful for writing a grant? How and why? 2. What aspect of the grant proposal process is the most difficult? Why?

Public Policy

What was the Implementation failure: from the Federal, State, and local response to Hurricane Katrina? Are there any recommendations for alternative policies? How did Public Policy play a role in the progress made and what changes in Public Policy have occurred?

Policy Analysis Bias

Does Policy Analysis always show bias toward liberalism or conservatism? Indicate AND SUPPORT your position, as to how bias may play a role and is the cycle inevitable.

Sociology101 question..... Don't even know where to start........

Ok, I really appreciated the help and the point in the right direction. However, there is a question I'm required to answer, and it has me stumped. I have all the other answers to the questions, but this has me scratching my head and no idea where to go: Thinking Critically Chapter 4 o The major components of social str

Technical writing and proposed budget

1. Technical writing is the practice of explaining technical issues in ways that non-technical people can understand. Why would this be important in the grant writing process? 2. What is the purpose of a proposed budget? What should it contain?

How do people and firms project into the future?

How do people and firms project into the future? We all wake up with an idea of how the day will unfold, but random chance often enters our lives. Consider the links that follow and prepare a paragraph about your opinion of future scenarios. Are they useful? How are they constructed? How could you use them in your own life or th

Letter of Intent and Evaluation Component

Discuss what is meant by a Letter of Intent. Why do you think it may be important? Discuss the Evaluation Component. Why do you think it is important to a grant proposal?