Demography/Health and Society Notes
Topics for this week: Demography and Health and Society
The reason these two are related: Demography is inherently tied to
questions about societal health.
However, unlike the reading in our chapter this week which tend
General Sociology October 4, 2007 Chapters 5 and 6
Behavioral Genetics and Sociobiology The of from 1991 to now is getting bigger. (Fatter) Colorado is the fittest state in the union only about 17% are obese. People are getting taller. Hormones and
Ch. 3 Socialization:
From Infancy to Old Age
Which of the following is
more important in
influencing your personality
E.All of the above
Why is social experience the key to
(Dee V Ants)
Start thinking about deviance:
What does deviance mean?
How do we define devia
Ch. 1 Sociology: Perspective,
Theory, and Method
Why do you believe and behave the way you
Why do other people believe and behave
differently from you?
What are the consequences of the answers to
those two questions?
Why do you like the things you do?
Food Matters Project Example #2
Last year my uncle became a vegetarian and he was constantly telling me to watch the movie Food, Inc.
He said it would revolutionize the way I look I food. I was a bit skeptical and ended up never finding the
Chapter 15 Health &
What does our health care system in
the United States have as its number
one priority in your opinion?
d.Medical tech development
Map 14-2 HIV/AIDS
Foot Matters Project Example #1
In response to my increasing concern with conventional foods as a direct result of this course, I used
this project as an opportunity to research ways to actively change my diet. Having two young children at
Environment and Society
Would you be willing to eat less meat in
order to slow global warming/climate
change and stress on the environment?
Half as much
Would stop eating meat
Meat is gross, already there!
Are humans partially
Ch. 5 Groups and Organization
Have you ever worked for a
Do you consider your
experience @ that job to be:
A.Best job Ive ever had
B.Worst job ever
D.Scarred me mentally for
What is meant by McDonaldization