If you pick a social action

If you pick a social action - THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE...

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THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE If you pick a social action, like crime or the Virginia Tech shooting, you can begin to ask these questions, which forces you to move up the Bloom’s Taxonomy triangle—answers to these questions involves using judgment, figuring out how different aspects are related, and most importantly, involves questioning generally accepted assumptions Why bother? Sociology asks big questions about social issues or social problems that we experience every day—a science based on human control, and therefore optimistic in the midst of problems—but not “neutral” o For example, Baltimore City has an estimated 50,000 drug addicts, and every year about 5,000 men are released from prison, most of them black males, and return to the city—why were they in jail? Should they be released? Is this a good thing or/and what do we do to prevent it?—Discussion about halfway houses/regulation/treatment/prevention/responsibility/social causes.
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