Unformatted text preview: 2. What are the major changes in community structure and organization that have occurred in the past fifty years? • Both parents working • Multiple jobs/careers • Single Parent Homes • Gay and Lesbian Parents • Rise in gang violence, and adolescent deviance • Shift in gender roles 3. What forces shape modern urban life? What are the consequences of these forces on community? Drugs and alcohol have a significant impact on the youth of America, so many young people are affected by their parents not being present in their lives because of drugs, or not even knowing one parent or another because they are in jail by the time that they are born. By not having a significant figure that is teaching the youth how to behave they often shift to deviance and crime, to often sadly following in the footsteps of their parents before them...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Jipson during the Spring '08 term at University of Dayton.
- Spring '08