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    Theoretical perspectives of social stratification

    Consider the life story of Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft Corporation, to analyze the issue of social stratification through the three theoretical perspectives. Mr. Gates was born to a middle-class family. His mother was a school teacher and his father an attorney. Mr. Gates is now one of the wealthiest men on the plane

    Identify and research one social movement

    Please help me so I can complete the following: For this assignment, you will identify and research one social movement of personal interest. Search the Internet and/or other resources to investigate the issues, stakeholders, methods, activities and outcomes of the social movements. Create a PowerPoint presentation that pro

    Social Movements

    Visit the Social Movements and Culture Resource website and familiarize yourself with one or more social movement. Choose one that interests you and conduct additional research on the topic. Post your results to the "Social Movements" discussion forum. Be sure that you include the following in order to determine the role that th

    Definition of Urbanization-Related Terms

    Hello I would like assistance with answering the following question thank you. Identify each of the following terms, concepts, and/or figures in a few short sentences: segregation urbanization sect greenhouse effect cult reform movement health maintenance organization religious movement mortality rate revo

    Sociology - taking care of the poor, homeless, and abused.

    The Biblical design of care for the needy is that it was first the responsibility of the family, then the church and then the community at large. In today's culture the process has been reversed. The family in need is often referred to a social service program and the community is expected to provide the services and shoulder th

    Socialization of Children

    Socialization of Children The role of the parent in the socialization of children is complex and highly debatable. Often, the role of the parent is viewed from the perspective of the child. In general, there are three perspectives with regard to the socialization of children. Some view children born with little self-contr

    Culture - Which country's culture seems to be impacting the world the most?

    In preparation for this assignment, visit the National Geographic's Globalization site and read sections I through IV. As you read, be sure to answer the following question: Next, browse the Vanishing Cultures Photo Gallery and think about the effects of globalization on the cultures described in the previous sections. T

    Languages change over time and through exposure to different cultures.

    Languages change over time and through exposure to different cultures. A language that is confined to a small geographical or social group is called a dialect. Dialects serve the function of solidifying group identity and establishing a cultural boundary between speakers and nonspeakers. African American Vernacular English (AAVE

    Katrina: Grasping for Relief

    Please help me so I can complete the following: For this assignment you will need to read the case study article presented below. You may also need to conduct some online and/or library research to enrich your knowledge of the subject to design a research study to confirm or disconfirm the hypothesis of this article. Devel

    Social Change and Modernization

    O Define social change. What are the key features of social change? Give four examples of social movements, current or past, and describe the key features of each movement. o Define modernization. What are the key features of modernization? Give four examples of modernization and describe the key features in each example.

    Evolution of Society's Concern of Pollution

    Do you think ancient societies were as concerned about the environment as modern societies are today? Do you think they took care of the environment better than we do, or did they also contribute to the destruction of the environment as some societies do today?

    Social and Gender Stratification

    What are some ways in which American society is stratified? What do you think the impact is on society when groups are stratified? Give at least two specific examples from your personal experiences that demonstrate stratification. For example, describe where you have observed stratification in the workplace, the media,

    Post Industrial Society

    Hello I would like assistance with answering the following question thank you. 1. Discuss the characteristics of the postindustrial society.

    Evolution of Formal Organizations

    Please help me so I can complete the following: Review the following scenario: You work for a formal organization in the United States that has an open, flexible organizational structure as described in Figure 5-5 on p. 126 in the text. You have a relative, Micah, who works for a formal organization with a conventional, bure

    Social and Formal Groups Comparison

    Please help me with the following. I don't know where to start! Compose a 200- to 300-word response to the following: o Describe a social group and a formal organization that you are currently part of or were a part of in the past. o Review the categories in the Summing Up table on p. 121 in the text. o Using the cat

    Social Construction of Social Interaction

    Compose a 200- to 300-word response addressing the following questions: o Describe your social status as you see it. For example, if you have a job, is your status at work different than it is in your peer groups? Is your status in school different than it is in your family? Explain the differences in how you interact with peop


    Choose a family member or someone you know well who has experienced most adult life stages, such as a parent, grandparent, older brother or sister. Describe examples of how socialization occurred at different stages of this person's life. For example, draw from stories about your parents or grandparents or memories of a sibling

    Stages of Human Development

    O Which agents of socialization are most important at certain stages of human development? For example, discuss how the family is important to moral development or how peer groups are important to personality development. o Which theoretical perspective best supports your viewpoint?

    Prejudice and Discrimination Article

    ? Choose a foreign country in which there has been well-documented instances of discrimination against certain races or cultures such as: o India: the Dalits and Adivasis o Bosnia: the Muslims and Croats o South Africa: the Coloureds or Black Africans o Indonesia: the Chinese o Rwanda: the Batwa