Discuss at least the six reasons couples choose to cohabitate.
Couples decide to cohabitate or live together for several reasons. According to module 10, couples
cohabitate so that they dont get rejection from dates. They also want a more serious relat
What factors are presented that led to a decrease Brazil's population size?
Brazil had a decrease in its population size due to several factors. The main cause was the change in
gender role. The womens changing roles led females to have a change in attit
In what ways are our social media "conversations" used
How are we as the consumer put to work for things we like?
According to the film, why people like to express themselves so
much through social media?
How does Ian Somerhalde
In the box below, compose two detailed paragraphs on your reaction to the film. What
did you learn? Why are some cultures endangered? How is globalization connected?
The video showed me the anthropological viewpoint as how society should be
What type of economy does Marx propose?
What problems are associated with a capitalist/market
How does capitalism have a global reach? Explain.
1. Marx proposes a market economy or capitalism, where people relationship with the goods the
In the box below, compose a detailed paragraph on your reaction to the films. What did
you find most shocking/interesting? How is sex different from gender? Apply two
additional terms/concepts from Module 9 that you see in the films and explain how they
How does the speaker's research partner gain access to the gang?
How much do street drug dealers earn?
What business does the speaker compare a drug dealing gang to? How is the
gang like this business?
The speaker says that street drug dealers are more
What does Kelly say that we have lost? Why?
What is Kelly saying ties us together in modern society? How is
this like religion of the past?
What else do you think unites us as modern citizens today?
Does religion still matter? Explain.
1. Kelly s
Answer the following questions in detail based on the film and
How do norms guide social interaction?
How do we know what NOT to do during social interactions?
How has technology changed social interaction? What is different
In a detailed paragraph, answer the following question based on the
Why does the film claim that there is white privilege in music?
Do you agree? Explain.
Where else might white have an advantage over racial groups?
Give examples from moder
Based on this clip, if Dave Chappelle was a sociologist, which of the five major
sociological theories do you think he would practice? Explain.
Discuss three things from the clip that you feel are very different from actual
In the box below, compose a very detailed paragraph on your reaction to the film. What
did you learn? What did you find most surprising? What is one term from Module 7 that
you see applicable? Explain.
Through the video, I was able to learn the distributi
Is there a crime shown? What type of crime (from Module 6) would it
In what ways did the city of Oakland act too soon?
How did the different levels of government disagree? Explain.
Did anything else surprise you?
1. The crime was peop
What is the difference between international and internal
What are push factors? What are pull factors?
What is Frontex and what does it do?
How is illegal migration dangerous?
What are the benefits of migration?
In a detailed paragraph, answer the following questions: What is
stratification? What are the different social variables or areas of
stratification? What area of stratification do you think has most
impacted your life? Explain.
Stratification is a way or
Do an Internet search for the following:
Anna and Isabelle
The Harlow Monkeys
Based on the information you find and the information in Module 4,
compose a detailed paragraph on why we NEED socialization.
-anna 6 yrs old kept in roo
Select one of the major social institutions discussed (Family, Education, Religion,
Politics/Law, Economy, or Health). Discuss any two theoretical perspectives
(Symbolic Interactionism, Rational Choice, Structural Functionalism, Conflict Theory,
Select a social position other than a teacher or doctor and provide a
detailed paragraph applying Goffman's dramaturgy. Identify the
following terms for this position: costume, props, script, front stage,
The Goffmans dramaturgy can b
List and briefly discuss the three types of racism discussed in
your text. Provide an example of each.
There are three types of racism: idealogical racism, symbolic racism, and institutional racism. Idealogical
is a belief system that asserts the infer
Compare and contrast consensus and conflict crimes. Provide
examples of each. Would predatory crimes be consensus or conflict
Consensus crimes are ones that generally seen by society as a certain level of seriousness based on the
Name a common cultural practice in the United States. How might
someone from another culture respond to that practice in a
culturally relative manner? How might someone respond in an
A common cultural practice in the United States is
Compare and contrast ascribed and achieved stratification
systems. Provide examples.
The difference between ascribed and achieved stratification systems is that one, ascribed, is based on
the characteristics that you are born with, while the other is b
Compare and contrast glass ceiling, sticky floor, and glass
escalator. Provide examples.
Glass ceiling are the things that inhibit females from achieving high statuses of responsibility on
corporate levels as well as public. Throughout the history of t
5. Explain the three components of religion and their purposes
There are different systems that define religion. Based on module 11, the first is the meaning system,
which explain religion as a sort of faith that gives people their reason to live in life.
Compare and contrast planned and market economic systems.
There are two market systems that define our economy. The first one is planned system which is based
on a group controlling the society. They plan or make the rules and regulat
Describe the major two components of "the self" according to Mead.
Mead describes the two component of the self as the I and the me. Mead believed that the self is
our perceptions of ourselves based on our interactions and our thoughts toward how others r
Compare and contrast ascribed, achieved, and master statuses.
Provide an example of each.
There are three different statuses, ascribed, achieved, and master, that people use to defined
themselves, which affects their interactions with others. Ascribed sta
Explain the three stages of demographic transition theory.
There are three stages that define the demographic transition theory. The theory compares different
countries level of economic development based on birthrates and death rates. The first stage
Compare and contrast crowd and mass behaviors. Provide
There are behaviors that form when people are exposed to situations that cause stress and uncertainty.
These collective behaviors are crowd and mass behaviors. Crowd behaviors is just lik
2. Using either yourself or someone you know as an example, describe a status set
of an individual using at least 5 statuses. Which of these statuses are ascribed and
which are achieved? Does this individual have a master status? Describe some