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Retirement Revolution

After viewing Retirement revolution: The new reality WTTW. (n.d.) retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/wttw/retirementrevolution/ examine how the topic of retirement has changed in American society since the 2008 recession. Describe how it can impact person plans, their family members, or their friends' plans for retirement. Compa

Conflict Mediation: Power Currecy

Have you ever found yourself in a relationship (perhaps at work) where you undermined your own power currency? When someone else recognized your level of power or your RICE, what attributes became apparent? What can you do to develop your power currency? What are the differences between forms of trust and active distrust? Ho

Journalists in Mexico

For journalists, Mexico is the most dangerous place in Latin America according to the United Nations. More information can be found at the link below. Please comment. http://news.yahoo.com/un-mexico-most-dangerous-americas-journos-004353931.html

Conflict Theory and Symbolic Interactionism

Please help answer the following questions. (a) Provide an example of a conflict theory perspective on crime. (b) Provide an example of Symbolic Interactionism as a theoretical perspective on education.

Sacrifice to protect the environment

Are we really making a sacrifice when talking about protecting the environment? Please discuss your reasons if you believe that it is a sacrifice or why you do not believe that we are really making a sacrifice when talking about protecting the environment.

Multiracial families and racial tensions

What do you think of multiracial families? Discuss the article at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/13/us/for-mixed-family-old-racial-tensions-remain-part-of-life.html?pagewanted=all About 100 words are needed.

How to talk to children about terrorism.

Review the attached article that discuses how to talk with children about terrorisim. What are your reactions to this article? Discuss your response to 911 at the time it occurred. How do you think adults can best support children through difficult times?

Social Security Act of 1935 Reference

Locate a scholarly resource that talks about the Social Security Act of 1935 an how this 1935 Social Security act encouraged individual initiative and saving, in hopes of decreasing inefficiency, laziness, and dependency. Also briefly discuss the Social Security Act of 1935.

Human Nature and Welfare

The usual view of human nature is either people will work hard to get what they need/want, or people are naturally lazy and will take what they can. On the other hand, maybe one's view is a combination of the two. Either way, identify your view and then explain which policy you favor from the list below of 7 and why? 1). The

LDCs and MDCs

What are 'fourth world peoples'? What about 1st, 2nd or 3rd world peoples/nations? How are they linked to LDC's (low develop countries) and MDC's (more developed countries)?

Raising the Age Limit on Social Security

I need information regarding raising the age limit on Social Security. Personally, I do not necessarliy agree with raising the age limit; however, I am looking for arguments in favor of the government raising the age limits on Social Security. I do think that Social Security should be reformed; however, I do not have the solu

Values and Norms of The Stoning of Soraya

I need help with the values and norms of the movie 'The Stoning of Soraya' and to define ethnocentrism and how it affects individuals, societies and multinational corporations. It must focus on the cultural observations based on this experience.

Subcultures and their relative importance

Identify a subculture that you are part of (or if you cannot identify one in your own experience, describe a friend or relative's subculture). Please respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. What language, jargon, slang, or

Methodology and Research Design

Based on the chosen study, "Parental Incarceration and the Academic Outcomes for Children", what would you suggest would be an approach to these areas of research? This is a hypothetical study and general input is needed for guidance to insure that I am on the right track with the research process. Assess the appropriatenes

Changes in The Past Century and Current Century

Having begun a new millennium, it is timely to examine the changes that occurred during the twentieth century to prepare for the twenty-first century. In your opinion, what four changes that occurred in the past century are most important for us to understand? Why? What do you think will be the two most important challenges that

Changes in Home Community.

How has your home community (pick any Indian city, town, or neighborhood where you grew up) changed since you were a child? Have there been significant changes in the community's economic base and in its racial and ethnic profile? Have the community's social problems intensified or lessened over time? Is unemployment currently a

Substance Abuse and Career Success

Drug addiction and alcoholism can severely affect an individuals work performance. In what ways can alcohol and drug use affect job performance and career success? What are some of the dangers of working with those afflicted with addiction. What are some of the ways that employers can help substance abusing employees?

Major Depressive Disorder or Episode

I have the following prompt to diagnose (5 Axis). I am thinking it is Major Depressive Disorder but it may also be a Major Depressive Episode. Also, what do you think about the last paragraph? Could it be that from a cultural standpoint that the husband reacted that way because the man is the provider in the home while the wife'

Antisocial Personality Disorder Case Study

I have the following case study to diagnose. I am sure it is 301.7 Antisocial Personality Disorder. But often there are other disorders that accompany this. Any thoughts or suggestions that I may have overlooked would be appreciated. Gary grew up in a family that consisted of his father, mother, and an older brother. He indic

Women's Flexibility in the Workplace

Please help me identify some factors that have affected women's flexibility in the workplace throughout history. Do you believe that flexibility in the workplace is a social and structural issue?

Pros and Cons of Social Promotion

Please assist me with the following sociology question: Social promotion is the promoting of a student from one grade to the next even if he or she is failing courses. The rationale for social promotion is that moving students to the next grade prevents them from being stigmatized because they are older and bigger than other

Hypothetical Situation with Opposite Gender

Please assist me with the following sociology question: Imagine that you were assigned the opposite gender at birth, but that your race, ethnicity, religion, and social class background remain the same. Drawing on the information contained in chapter 12, describe how your life as a member of the opposite sex might differ fro

Human Services and Adulthood

Please help me answer these three questions. Summarize in your own words what the textbook (Robert S. Feldman) says about one of the following topics: forming loving relationships, choosing a career, or having children. Be sure to integrate a Christian perspective into your posting. Middle Adulthood is a time during whic

Three Areas of Social Change

Please help me with the following assignment: Locate an article that you feel addresses one of the three ways that we can think about social change. Discuss why you chose the article and which of the three social change areas it addresses. You can think about social change in three ways. 1. First, change can reflect

Hate Crimes and Post 9/11.

The events of September 11, 2011, contributed to an increase in hate crimes against Muslims around the world and especially in the United States. In the first year after the September 11 attacks, anti-Islamic hate crimes in the United States rose more than 1,000%. American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. (2003). Report

Family Pattern Analysis.

Use the following countries; Haiti, Iceland, Western Samoa, Russia, Albania,Bosnia, Iraq, Egypt, & Kuwait. (can use all or some or even a combination of them) Discuss the various family patterns and structures that are economic based focusing on the functioning of the family comparing large extended families that are nomadic,

Compare and Contrast Qualitative and Quantitative Research

I need to compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of qualitative and quantitative research. Suppose I were to study police brutality, what methods of research (demographics, historical data, surveys, interviews, or observation) would I need to utilize?

Approaches to Deviance

Describe the sociological concept of deviance. Briefly explain each of the approaches to explaining deviance (functionalist perspective, interactionist perspective, conflict perspective), telling which is most convincing to you and why.