Task Name: Phase 4 Individual Project 2
Deliverable Length: 3-4 pages (APA format)
Details: Library Research Assignment
Social Control: Provide professional and personal examples of how social groups (family, friends, relationships, education, religion, and work) may influence you as an individual using conformity and obedience. Identify a social network with which you are a member. What is the role of social networks?
Use a minimum of 2 credible academic sources to support your paper, citing resources in APA format.
Objective: â?¢ Explain the influence of groups and the processes of groups social control.
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Describe some of the groups you are part of. How do they function to create a sense of conformity or social control? Provide 2 examples of groups, describing how these groups are influenced by their norms and sanctions. Don't forget to include an underlined thesis sentence, APA in-text citations and reference. See me for questions about this assignment.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 2:33 am ad1c9bdddf
Social groups, groups of influence, family groups, networking all have influence in people's lives, and how they view themselves. People join groups because they perceive themselves as part of the group. The person believes their interests are the same or similar as those others in the group and the joining is a comfortable approach to normalizing that interest.
(This sentence should be your thesis.)
Among the groups, I belong to the family with parents, siblings, children and grandchildren. Each of these units helps me identify as a daughter, sister, mother, grandmother. I am all of these things, which are acceptable in society for ...
The solution provides insight and advise in tackling the task set above (see long description), in particular in discussing the topic of social groups and the related processes of social control from a personal perspective.
Analysis of quotes in sociological terms
1. Find a sociology "term" on the list in the file attachment that fits the following quote and explain why it is a good example...
"Since the end of World War II, a vast industry has arisen in the United States to make processed food palatable. Without this flavor industry, today's fast food industry could not exist. The names of the leading American fast food chains and their best-selling menu items have become famous worldwide, embedded in our popular culture. Few people, however, can name the companies that manufacture fast food's taste"
2. Find a sociology "term" on the list in the file attachment that fits the following quote and explain why it is a good example...
"A study that Bates conducted for a federal loan agency found that within four to five year of opening, 38.1 percent of new franchised businesses had failed. The failure rate of new independent businesses during the same period was 6.2 percent lower. According to another study, three-quarters of the American companies that started selling francises in 1983 has gone out of business by 1993"
3. Find a sociology "term" on the list in the file attachment that fits the following quote and explain why it is a good example...
"Today's unprecedented degree of meatpacking concentration has helped depress the prices that independent ranchers get for their cattle. Over the last twenty years, the rancher's share of every retail dollar spent on beef has fallen from 63 cents to 46 cents. The four major meatpacking companies now control about 20 per cent of the live cattle in the U.S. through 'captive supplies'?cattle that are either maintained in company-owned feedlots or purchased in advance through forward contracts. When cattle prices start to rise, the large meatpackers can flood the market with their own captive supplies, driving prices back down. They can also obtain cattle through confidential agreements with wealthy ranchers, never revealing the true price being paid....independent ranchers and feedlots now have a hard time figuring out what their cattle are actually worth, let alone finding a buyer for them at the right price,"