1.What factors contributed to the dramatic act of protest that followed the public suicide of Mohamed Bouazizi?
3.How do Ritzer and Murphy define sociology?
4.How do Ritzer and Murphy define society?
5.Give three examples of large transnational and global social structures.6.To what does NGO refer? Give an example.
7.Ritzer and Murphy claim that “globalization is defined by increasingly fluid global flows and the structures that expedite and impede these flows.” Give two examples of global flows.
8.What kinds of structures impede various kinds of global flows?
9.What kinds of structures expedite global flows?10. Explain the concept of McDonaldization.
11. Ritzer and Murphy claim that the sociological imaginationmay be useful in helping sociologists recognize the link between private troubles and public issues. What is the difference between a private troubleand a public issue? How can ADHD—attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder explain the link between private troubles and public issues?