Explore BrainMass

Theoretical Framework

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

Learning organization key components

1. What are the key components of the learning organization, and how do these relate to the principles of systems theory? 2. Based upon the concept of the learning organization, provide (1) a detailed example of a company that failed to adapt to a changing environment and (2) a detailed example of one that succeeded in adapting

Need help with Sociology - complex organization following assignment

Please assist with the following with at least 400 words 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: You are a plant foreperson at a highly-productive and com

Women in a changing society

Click on and read through the top 10 winners and offenders. Discuss gender concepts, the media as socialization, and 2 ways to improve gender equity for our youth.

Schaefer (2011) defines a group as

Group description Identify the group. Social group or organization Describe the function of the social group. Authority and hierarchy Describe authority and hierarchical patterns within the group. Social patterns Describe social patterns you might find within the group, and explain their social significance.

Research Methods

I need guidance in the area of research and article analysis. I have completed this task but would like other samples for comparison to insure that I am on the right track. I have to locate and evaluate research conducted by others. Part of my practice is that I have to select an article of your choice that aligns with my

Need help on one essay for 250 words

Identify and describe Erikson's stages of development as each applies to your own personality formation. How did success at one stage prepare you for meeting the next challenge.

Status Anxiety

I need help in an analytical review of Alain DeBotton's book 'Status Anxiety'. An analytical book review is one that does considerably more than summarize the work. I do not want a summary. Instead, what we are after here is a reasoned and thoughtful reaction to the book; an analysis of both its content and its larger meaning.

Women's status summation

How did changes in the status of women in the developed countries affect their demographic histories?

future of the union movement

Do you think that the union movement will continue to decline, or can this current trend be reversed? Do workers still need unions? What would happen if there were no unions?

code of ethical comparison

Divorce If this was your client, what would you say and do? Be specific. Why would respond that way? What are your personal values on this ethical issue? Relate the ethical principles of autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and fidelity to this case. Doing it my way If this was your client, what would you say a

Workplace Surveillance

Imagine your boss has decided that all phone calls, e-mails, and other communications will be recorded and monitored. What assumptions is the boss making about the employees? Is such monitoring justified morally? Is it a good idea as a management tool?

Power in Society

A central debate in sociology revolves around whether the power elite or pluralist view is correct.Which do you believe and why? Explain your answer.

Christian worldview

How to Identified several ways of seeking knowledge and truth; Please clearly explained. How a biblical christian worldview and different methods of knowing are compatible and why discussed from a biblical christian worldview. What aspects of human nature influence in seeking knowledge and truth?

Social inequality

Why does social inequality emerge in society in the first place and why does it continue to persist once it is established. Read the chapter on inequality in Joel Charon's book Ten Questions. The excerpt starts on p. 75 and can be found at:


1. You can look at sports from several theoretical perspectives including conflict, functionalist, interactionist, and feminist. Which of these is most useful in looking at the sociology of sports? Why? 2. Why do so many people participate in sports, either as fans, players, or as a business? 3. What do sports answer in

Ad and Ego video analyzing the effect of advertising on consumers.

We live in a consumer culture, saturated with mass media images. Much of our physical and informational space is for sale - billboards, TV, magazines, newspapers, even the area behind home plate - all of these spaces pitch products promising to improve our lives. We are all, sometimes consciously, sometimes unconsciously, affect

The bohemian lifestyle as a solution to status anxiety.

Who were the Bohemians and how does their example, often despised and degraded by respectable society, serve as a solution to the problem of status anxiety according to deBotton? Is it possible to be a Bohemian today? If so, what would be the consequences?

Capitalism and Socialism

Describe what would be the best combined features of the economic systems of capitalism and socialism while minimizing the disadvantages of each. Explain your answer

Counselor Professional Identity, Function, and Ethics

As a counselor, Consider what stands out as especially important to you from Counselor Professional Identity, Function, and Ethics. Do you agree or disagree with the statement,, "Counselors should be like scientists when working with clients, objectively generating hypotheses as to what may be troubling the client and then re