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Non-Verbal Communication and Self-Awareness

What is non-verbal communication and how does one improve it? How can one be self-aware of their non-verbal gestures? What is needed to be an effective communicator in a criminal justice profession?

Listening Concepts of Means

What does the concept of listening really mean? What are some aspects of effective listening? Provide a example of listening. How could someone improve as a listener? How is having effective listening skills a good quality for someone in the criminal justice field?

Therapeutic Relationships and "Speaking the Truth in Love"

1. If this was your client, what would you say and do? Be specific. Why would you respond that way? "A client went to seek counseling regarding her problems with sexual attraction to men. The counselor was directly telling her about the problem instead of advising her and facilitating her to see the truth. The counselor star

Diversity-Consciousness in an Organization

You are a leader in a global organization and have been asked to make a presentation to the Board of Directors about the importance of a diversity-conscious organization. Resources: readings Create a 6- to 8-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. Identify the following: - The characteristics of diversity-conscious

Polarizing America Into Latino vs. American Cultural Divide

Latinos are now the largest minority group and by 2045 - one in every four Americans will be of Latino heritage. What would account for the burgeoning hate groups in the USA who target Latinos and immigrants? If you read the Osio/Huntington essay - is there really a clash of cultures and a threat that America will be polarized i

Affirmative Action

Well - there is going to be a review of Affirmative Action policies by our Supreme Court which has a decided conservative majority. What do you think about the possibility of striking down any affirmative action policies in hiring or entrance policies into professional schools like Medical Schools and Law Schools? Discuss the ra

Mammy stereotypes

Cultural Images: Discussing a Historical Example of an American Stereotype The 1923 news item below appeared in the March 3 issue of Time magazine; it concerns a Congressional proposal to honor black women of the Old South. http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA99/diller/mammy/fiction.html Read the news item below and include

Gendered Love, Marriage and Emerging Lifestyles

What are the gender factors working against the contentment of full-time homemakers, equalitarian marriages, commuter marriages and cohabiting couples? How can these factors be modified to make these household forms more successful?

Western History and the Construction of Gender Roles

Considering the historical record, demonstrate how periods of gain and loss for women tend to offset one another. Overall, what historical events provided the opportunities to sustain gain in gender equality?

Black on White Victimization

Well - here is another topic which is very sensitive. Since the USA is a society which ranks ones race/ethnicity as very high on HOW one is treated and with a history of overt and covert forms of racism strongly directed towards minorities - there is also the spectre of racist actions by minorities. Here is one and let me know w

Discuss social stratification.

Describe the functionalist view of social stratification, and the conflict theory's view of social stratification. Also provide a pro or con position on each of the following three points: first, social stratification is necessary for societies to exist and prosper; second, the United States functions, overall, as a meritocracy;

Complex organization

Please assist with the following topic. Please answer each question with three to four well-developed paragraphs answer (based on reference reading book Modaff, D.P. , Butler, J. A., & DeWine, S. (2008). Organizational Communication: Foundations, Challenges, and Misunderstandings, 3d ed.) : 1. What is the relationship between

Need help with Sociology - complex organization following topic

Please assist with the following topic. Please answer each question in 5 well developed paragraphs (based on reference reading book Modaff, D.P. , Butler, J. A., & DeWine, S. (2008). Organizational Communication: Foundations, Challenges, and Misunderstandings, 3d ed.) : Consider the following scenario: Your manager recently

Complex organization

Please assist with the following topic. Please answer with three to four well-developed paragraphs answer (based on reference reading book Modaff, D.P. , Butler, J. A., & DeWine, S. (2008). Organizational Communication: Foundations, Challenges, and Misunderstandings, 3d ed.) Consider the following scenario: For years you ha

sociology and locus of control

In 500 words, describe what intake you can get from a sociology class. Demonstrate how to apply locus of control and how you take the external and make it as internal.

KKK's Sociological Theory

This solution gives a brief summary of the KKK and society. It links organizational and operational parallels between Al Qaeda and the Ku Klux Klan.

Complex organization following topic

Please assist with the following topic based on reference reading book Modaff, D.P. , Butler, J. A., & DeWine, S. (2008). Organizational Communication: Foundations, Challenges, and Misunderstandings, 3d ed.) : 1. Taking a historical viewpoint, discuss the evolution of the topic of complex organizations over the years. That is,

Organizational Communication topics

1. What is structuration theory, and why is this theoretical perspective unique in comparison to the other theoretical perspectives you have covered in this course? 2. In which ways does the socialization process within organizations support the validity of structuration theory? Please provide at least one concrete example to

The house we live in: wealth inequality

1. Why is wealth inequality, in particular differences in home ownership & Property values, an important part of the story of racial inequality in the US? 2. What specific policies, programs, & practices contributed to postwar housing inequalities? 3. Given this history, what do you think some of the racial implications of the

Culture

What forces contributed to the cultural makeup of early civilizations? What social issues arose because of this cultural makeup? What were the main cultural influences on early civilizations? Do you believe that revisionist history is a good thing or a bad thing? Explain your response.

Critical theory & organizational power

1. Define critical theory, and explain how this perspective can help you understand organizational power. 2. Applying your definition of critical theory, explain how this theoretical perspective can help explain how certain organizations develop a very authoritarian hierarchical culture. Provide at least one relevant example

Does the GOP favor anti-immigrant legislation?

Attached is an article about a bill passed by the GOP led House as an example of how there is a distinct appeal to an anti-immigrant sentiment. Let me note - this does NOT mean that all conservatives are closet racists or anti-immigrant or homophobic - only that there is a base within that party which indeed harbors those feelin

Is it possible to discriminate without being prejudiced?

According to Robert Merton (Merton's paradigm), what is the category that identifies somebody that is NOT prejudiced but still discriminates. Is this possible? What is a timid bigot? Does Allport's Theory suggest that prejudice MUST be present prior to discrimination occurring? Any examples?

Describe a theoretically online counseling practice

What would be the key considerations to opening an online counseling practice? What potential risks would be considered willing and unwilling to accept to make the practice was successful? What would be any pertinent laws from the state of Texas that may relate to the provision of online therapy?

Sociological Perspectives

How would a functionalist, conflict theorist, symbolic interactionist, and feminist answer the following question: Why do men hold the most powerful economic and political positions across the globe? What social policies would theorists from each of these groups offer as mechanisms to make this situation more gender equitable?

Family Aspects of Upbrining Influences

Based on your own experiences describe how you define "family?" Why you define family in this way? Based on your definition explain who you consider to be a part of your family? 2) What values, beliefs, and aspects of your upbringing influence your understanding of "family?" 3) Discuss whether your personal experiences me