Observe how trash and recycling are dealt with in the building you live or work. How does it
compare to the authors experience in Denver?
In my home we have a recycle bin outside the laundry room. We use it on a daily basis to place bottles
and other r
After viewing the film clip on stereotypes, discuss the ways you have seen stereotypes and the
self-fulfilling prophecy at play in your own life. These could be both positive or negative
examples. Be sure to respond to at least one other post.
1. Why can race be viewed as both a myth AND reality? (chapter 10)
Race is something that we created to group people into categories based on their ethnic,
lingual, historical, and other backgrounds. There is no way to really put someone into a race
The 5 major religions in the world are Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Using factual resources-let me emphasize FACTUAL, list 6 major ideas or facts that you think
should be mentioned about each one, then place it in the dropbox. Your
In what ways have your parents socialized you into your role as a college student? Think of as many
examples as you can.
Both of my parents obtained their BA while working full time jobs and raising 6 kids. My father
was in college first and during his
1. Give an example of three different roles you fulfill. Give an example of both role strain and
role conflict you have with the roles you fulfill.
I have many roles in my life but for the sake of this question I will mention only three: Manager,
Imagine that you want to find out how people react to finding out theyve lost their jobs.
Would it be ethical to go to their employer and have them pretend to fire them for an hour? If
not, which of the three aspects of research ethics woul
After reading chapter 13, discuss two theories on why people are deviant and why you believe
these theories are relevant to explaining this behavior. Be sure to respond to at least one other
Mertons theory of anomie questions whether social structur
1) Why can race be viewed as both a myth AND reality? (chapter 10)
Basically, you could say that there is no "race gene." There are traits that define a race, but
really, it's all very subjective, because what happens when two different races have a child
Paradigms in Sociology
The Functionalism view is described with the thought process that there is a course of action
for everything in order to keep society stable. These are the steps that get you from A to Z and
all are necessary to get you
Chapter 17: CensusScope
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On the main page of the CensusScope website it speaks to the main reason for the U.S. Census is to
measure population distribution and change. We have seen growth all over; however, it has not be
For this exercise, I compared the countries of Ireland and Scotland. They are both on my bucket list to
visit one day, so I thought I would view their stats. In viewing the crime stats, Scotland has an extremely
high violent crime rate. They have 83% more
Can you think of an example of a subculture you have participated in? If you cant think of one you
have participated in, just think of a specific subculture you have some familiarity with.
I do not have one that I have participated in but m
I feel the biggest effect of welfare is that children are not always offered the best start in life, morally or
financially. The schools they attend do not always get the funds to educate them properly. The funds
are based on communities and the tax brack
This is definitely a very interesting story of making you step back and look at the gender roles that
society places on us. I really liked how the child grew up not knowing that he was different to what
society considers normal.
This child teaches other c
Irish Potato Famine
Conflict Theory is seen in regards to the Irish Potato Famine in a few different ways. It is seen
in the fact that the people and thier families were slaving over farms, for little pay in order to get
potatos. The workers could have ha
GR Paper #3B
GR Paper #3B, Enough
In the movie, Enough Slim escaped from domestic violence throughout the entire film. With
the help of her co-workers from the diner, her friend Joe, her father Jupiter, and her self deffense
Billy Ray had much more of an ascribed status than achieved. Billy Ray was did not exactly
have to work hard to get his posistion, but was rather given the posistion. He was set up by Duke
and Duke so that everything would
Gordon Rule Assignment #1
There are many reasons why people become homeless. I believe that one reason people become
homeless is because of substance abuse in their life. Substance abuse is an addiction that