I agree that marriage today is more a matter of law than religion. While there are many who
view the matter of union as holy, this is but a matter of opinion. I am religious but I also believe in
equality. The God I know is all loving and would not bring
Sociolinguistics plays a very big part in racial discrimination in todays world. Because of the
sound and pronunciation of ones language, businesses can be discriminatory without much fear
of being realized. The term postmodern discrimination has been coi
The moral of the article is to be careful in trying to use credit to give the appearance of wealth. Credit
and wealth are two very different things. Having a life based on credit is like barrowing your financial
status. When you have self-created wealth y
Stratification is the state of being divided into different social
classes. The functional necessity of stratification is that society
must place people in different roles to fulfill the duties of their
positions while also motivating them. Motivation can
East St. Louis sounds like a post-apocalyptic town with boarded up buildings and backyards as
personal trash dump sites which run rampant with bull rats. Railways are being used to transport
hazardous chemicals which have been known to cause dangerous spi
What Is the Scientific Method?
A systematic, organized series of steps that ensures maximum objectivity and
consistency in researching a problem.
Requires precise preparation in developing useful research; otherwise, the research data
What Is Sociology?
The scientific study of social behavior and human groups.
The Sociological Imagination
The sociological imagination is an awareness of the relationship between an individual and the wider
C. Wright Mills described th
The Role of Socialization
Nature v. nurture debate has shifted to general acceptance of interaction between the
variables of heredity, environment, and socialization.
Social Environment: The Impact of Isolation
The need for human interac
Culture and Society
Culture is the totality of learned, socially transmitted customs, knowledge, material
objects, and behavior.
Consists of all objects and ideas within a society.
Society is a large number of people living in the same ter
1. A law is: government social control
2. An operational definition is: an explanation of an abstract concept that is specific enough to allow
a researcher to measure the concept.
3. mile Durkheim is known for his classic sociological study of: suicide