September 17, 2014

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Drawing on the ideas of Lenski, Marx, Weber, and Durkheim, what would you say is the biggest challenge facing us as members of modern societies? That is, in what way does modern society pose a problem for people that did not exist when people were living in traditional ...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 3:38pm

Math, Science, Sociology, Economics
Math: What is the answer to 1146(150+X)+8911(743+19X) Science: What is photosynthesis? Sociology: What is figuration and functionalism? Economics: What is Opportunity cost? Why is it relevant to life?
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 2:14am

Could somebody give me a case/problem where sociology made change?
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 12:33am

Do you think the way people behave in social interactions is more like the behavior of animals or more like actors playing a role in a theatrical production? Why?
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 9:36am

Which theory do you think better explains how societies operate—structural functionalism or conflict theory? Why?
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 9:33am

That Baby Boomers have influenced how retirement communities are designed, organized, and governed is an example of a demographic trend.
Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 7:12pm

The difference between positivism and anti -positivism relates to: a. whether individuals like or dislike their society b. whether research methods use statistical data or person-to-person research c. whether sociological studies can predict or improve society d. all of the above
Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 6:39am

Which of the following was a topic of study in early sociology? a. Astrology b. Economics c. Physics d. History
Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 6:38am

explain The impact of preventive medicine and public health
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 3:22pm

In the U.S., which social class has benefitted the most from the tax breaks?
Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 7:05pm

A researcher has conducted an experiment in which she has given participants a placebo, 10mg, and 20mg of a drug. She then measured their anxiety, blood pressure, and heart rate in response to the drug. How many levels does this experiment’s independent variable have? (...
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 10:37pm

Sociology / Anthropology Help Please!!!
Why is art created? Give five examples of human creative expression, including one form that you personally practice or enjoy.
Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:51pm

Mattie is a new sociology professor at the local college. During her first lecture, she noticed that some students were yawning. Based on her interpretation of the students yawning, Mattie has decided she is a boring teacher. This is an example of the process referred to as: A...
Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 6:52pm

Professor Winston is explaining to his class that people who watch more hours of violent television programming also show greater levels of hostility and violence toward others. He continues to say that this means violence on television causes increased hostility and violence...
Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7:56pm

Miranda has a theory that some people are able to “see the future.” She has tested this theory and found that she is unable to produce an individual with above chance predictions. She revises her theory to explain that when asked about the future, these people are ...
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11:57am

A research study being conducted to test the effects of administering nicotine to healthy volunteers, who have never smoked, nor used any tobacco products, on their attention and memory would most likely require which level of IRB review? (Points : 1) Exempt Expedited Full-...
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11:33am

If Andrea's parents have her take violin lessons, take a foreign language and attend science camp in hopes of her developing skills so she can get into a competitive college, is that an example of human capital or cultural capital? I was leaning towards human capital but ...
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 4:52pm

5. Which evidence would best support the claim that prayer in school should be allowed? @This is a holistic problem answered by studying various aspects of chapter 2. (Points : 1)
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 2:47am

The question about who has the right to vote is a matter of ______________ justice. (Points : 1) Retributive Distributive Transformative Corrective My answer retributive Which of the following is a matter of controversy for egalitarians? (Points : 1) Whether the right to ...
Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:16pm

1. In 2012, a wage earner was considered to be living in poverty if his or her annual wages were any amount below (Points : 1) $10,000,$13,000,$17,000,$23,000
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 6:10pm

1. Justice Potter Stewart would most agree with which claim about obscenity? (B) It is easy to concretely determine what obscenity is. People can intuitively understand what obscenity is. Obscenity ought to be allowed so long as no one is harmed. Obscenity involves violence ...
Monday, February 17, 2014 at 8:52pm

A representative form of democracy includes which of the following? (Points : 1) Ballot initiatives Public referenda Election of delegates Stakeholder collaborations MY answer stake holder collaborations Passage of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and ...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 5:33pm

Which economist, using exponential growth, predicted that the world population would pass the capacity the planet could support? A. Jean-Baptiste Say B. Roy Forbes Harrod C. Sir John Richard Hicks D. Thomas Robert Malthus ughhh i cant remember who this is :( thank you for ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 7:38pm

What are the three processes that can cause major changes for a population? A. crude birthrate, crude death rate, demography B. fertility, mortality, and migration C. infant mortality rate, fertility, and crude birthrate D. life expectancy, life span, and gross migration rate...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 7:21pm

Of the following, which BEST characterizes India 1Single-party state 2Socialist 3Multicultural 4Authoritarian I think the correct answer is 4 can you please check
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 5:53pm

Which theory, in conjunction with labeling theory, tries to explain how people define deviance in situations in everyday life? A. conflict theory B. functionalism theory C. network theory D. symbolic interaction i cant find this in my vocabulary list so i'm unsure of the ...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10:08pm

Which sociologist showed that deviance exists in all societies, even those that treat members equally? A. Émile Durkheim B. Fredrick Engels C. Karl Marx D. Max Weber i'm stuck on this answer. i'm guessing it's not marx but it could be any of the other three.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10:03pm

Marxism claims that social welfare agencies are really just organizations of A. social class. B. social control. C. social pride. D. social vanity.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 9:24pm

What social policies to reduce crime would likely be recommended by a sociologist who favors Merton's Strain Theory? Why?
Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8:53am

i need some good sentence for the sociology. can somebody help
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 7:14pm

Describe the group treatment of minorities as a continuum from acceptance to rejection.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 5:26pm

Which theoretical approach overemphasizes some of the more negative aspects of older people? a. conflict theory b. Functionalist perspective c. the Thomas Theorem If I am a gerontologist studying whether the Federal government is providing sufficiently for groups in the ...
Monday, October 21, 2013 at 8:32am

I am writing a concept paper. I am suppose to pick a topic and highlight it from a macro ad micro sociological perspective. I have chosen to focus on public transportation and how the people on a train barely interact with each other. I am good on the micro part of the ...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 9:02pm

A sociology seminar has 7 members (a) They begin each meeting with each member shaking hands with all the other members. No one shakes another member's hand twice. How many handshakes take place? (b)The professor shakes hands with each member of the seminar and in a ...
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 11:50pm

what are three challenges involved with ensuring that teachers strategies are appropriate for culturally diverse children
Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 5:24pm

can someone please tell me what are the causes of alienation? I cant find the answer in many sociology books !!Please help!
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 2:05pm

Kingsley Davis is best known for his studies of: A) children raised in orphanages B) sociobiology C) birth order D) children raised in isolation
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2:33am

What social and political factors led to the development of sociology as a distinct academic discipline?
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 9:18pm

sociology question
What are at least 3 theoretical perspectives of the way gender is represented and reproduced in American consumer culture that sales products to girls and boys
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 3:48pm

I need to break a folkway and write an essay on it - any ideas?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 3:08pm

Diane Kendall,9th edition, the question for assignment 1 is the review the top 10 values listed in textbook and decide which values are missing from the list and why were they not listed.
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11:43am

8. Which of the following social structures is NOT reflected in the act of a wife adopting her husband’s name and foregoing her father’s (her maiden) name? Patriarchy, Heteronormativity, Hierarchy,Classism
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 8:53pm

I am having a bit of trouble with some of the questions. Some of the ones I put below have an answer, is there anyway you can check the answer and help me with the rest I am having trouble with. Your sociology teacher claims that 60 percent of American males are married. You ...
Monday, July 22, 2013 at 10:55am

In Chapter 2 of the textbook, the author describes meanings for the concept of socio-economic class and analyzes how perceptions of justice may be influenced by class distinctions in American society (see Section 2.4). He also references the related views of two provocative ...
Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 6:25pm

college statistics
I am having a bit of trouble with some of the questions. Some of the ones I put below have an answer, is there anyway you can check the answer and help me with the rest I am having trouble with. Your sociology teacher claims that 60 percent of American males are married. You ...
Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 11:58am

using feminism, show how Facebook has made an impact on today's technologically-advanced society.
Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 5:44pm

How can the Sociological Perspective help you in understanding the plight or condition of members in society who come from marginalized groups. i.e. African Americans, members of the LTGB community, women, Mexican Americans
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 5:20pm

What does Dorothy Smith mean when she says that women are "alienated from their own experiences?" Thanks :)
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 8:17pm

Sociology of Sports
Would SOMEONE PLEASE CHECK MY ANSWERS... THANKS 1. The owners of major sport teams and the sponsors of major sport events do not think alike on all issues but they generally (B) A. love sports more than their own businesses. B. agree on the need to protect their investments ...
Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 6:22pm

Sociology of Sports
Would Someone PLEASE HELP? 1.Deviant overconformity is associated with some forms of violence in sports. The roots of this violence are grounded in (d) A. a desire for self-fulfillment and personal satisfaction. B.a lack of loyalty to team rules. C.the desire to gain ...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 1:47pm

10. What type of sociologist stresses a commitment to positively impacting society through sociology? Academic Applied Public Scientific 9. What are the five key social institutions that impact society? Economy, government, religion, education, and public health Education, ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 4:08pm

Introduction to Victimology
•a definition of victimology •its history and how it has developed •explain how its different from criminology, sociology, or psychology •Who established the first safe houses for battered women, as well as where and when these safe-houses were established...
Monday, May 6, 2013 at 12:00am

8 complete sentences, compare and contrast the kinship and marriage system of the Kaluli and the Minangkabau.
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 12:14am

3. If all of a company’s Filipino employees sit together for lunch, sociologists would say they have formed their own __________. (Points : 1) diversified group outgroup ingroup ethic group
Friday, April 19, 2013 at 2:09pm

In what way were Karl Marx and Charles Wright Mills alike in their thinking and understanding of society?
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 12:56am

Maria can read 20 pages of economics in an hour. She can also read 50 pages of sociology in an hour. She spends 5 hours per day studying. a. Draw Maria's production possibilities frontier for reading economics and sociology. b. What is Maria's oppurtunity cost of ...
Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 9:17pm

An unskilled assembly line worker replacing a skilled carpenter is an example of __________. (Points : 1)
Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 6:23pm

How have families changed over time and what relationship does this have to population structure? Provide an example on one social institution that has been affected by these shifts in family composition?
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:12pm

There is a disparity between theory and direct observation. Because theories are based on observations, how are these theories first developed in the absence of direct observations?
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:10pm

This is the reason an employer might restrict employee internet access? a. Employees waste too much time on the internet b. viewing certain kinds of sites could lead to a hostile work environment
Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 8:59pm

Discuss the relationship among gender, ethnicity, and social class. How do sociologists see the connections and stratification among these areas in our society?
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:41pm

Discuss the causes of social change.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 4:43pm

What aspects of the environment and society do sociologists study? (How is studying the environment part of the sociological perspective?)
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 3:39pm

hat social policies would be likely to be recommended by sociologist who favored Merton's strain theory in order to reduce property crime by the poor?
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 4:55pm

Evaluate the impact the Sociological theories, Functionalism, Conflict, and Interactionism has by choosing one of the social institution selected from the list below: Social Institutions (choose one) family health-care religion education mass media politics economic In your ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:32pm

Monday, February 18, 2013 at 2:08am

philosophers suggest arguments should be won by? a. the best argument b. a coin flip c.the person who feels most strongly about the issue d. vilence
Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 12:23pm

sociology cultural
Compare and contrast the kinship and marriage system of the Kaluli and the Minangkabau.
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 3:29am

Sociology HELPPPP
How does deviance and crime function both for and against society? Be sure to include social control in your answer group.
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 12:30am

The text, Introduction to Sociology, describes many individuals who have contributed to our current view of sociology, including: C. Wright Mills Howard Becker W. I. Thomas Auguste Comte Emile Durkheim Herbert Spencer Karl Marx Erving Goffman’s Harriet Martineau W. E. B. ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:57pm

what is the importance of identifying norms within a team and Why is clear communication considered an essential element during team developement?
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:06am

Medical Sociology
Obamacare will enable 32 million more Americans to have health insurance. Despite this coverage, medical sociologists know that there are other barriers besides health insurance that make it difficult for patients to seek medical care. Describe 3 such barriers to seeking care...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 9:12pm

which sociological approach focuses on the macrolevel and would tend to view inequality in gender as central to behavior and organization?
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 9:48pm

sociology 101
which three of the most important sociological thinkers and use those ideas to explain the Senge, Hawken et al, and Kemmis readings
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 8:43pm

I need help identifying a country. In the 1980’s Country an introduced changes that were intended to change the country’s rural areas. Most subsidies for agriculture were eliminated, including subsidies for agricultural inputs such as seeds and fertilizer. Government...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 1:18am

Sociology Ethnic Studies
What is the difference between "Findings and Analysis"? And do I need to quote a lot in the findings section?
Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 1:24pm

I've read the Elite Power,and i know what Mills definition of Elite Power is. But I'd would like to know what is the purpose of the Elite Power? According to C.Wright Mills, what is the Elite Power about?
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 12:41am

Which statement would Kennedy’s New York City “pedestrian stop” analysis most likely echo? a) Descriptions of crime suspects dictate who the police stop. b) The race of crime suspects dictates who the police stop. c) Witnesses to crime tend to be racist. d) ...
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 5:45pm

What does the author think best explains the number of lower-class offenders in the criminal justice system? a) They have higher offending rates. b) They have higher rates of recidivism. c) There are both disparities in crime rates and discrimination in the system. d) ...
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 5:33pm

This unit we learned about the various social statuses in the U.S. Identify and describe each status. How are they similar and how do they differ? Into which social status do you fit and why do you feel this way
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 9:26pm

what role does intrapersonal and interpersonal play in criminal justice?
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 11:04am

That a judge has to issue a warrant for a household search derives from ____________. a) probable cause b) substantive law c) procedural law d) mala en se law I believe the answer is (c)
Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 3:38pm

In the twentieth centruy, which country had a caste system based on race? a. India b. the USA c. South Africa d. a and b only e. b and c only
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 12:07am

Smiling and making polite remarks to people we do not like is an example of: A) making another feel embarrassment. B) exercising power over another. C) idealizing a personal performance. D) using tact.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 11:57pm

the creation of a minority group status largeley depends on what?
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 9:50pm

In "Some Moral Minima," Lenn Goodman argues that there are certain things that are simply wrong. Do you think Goodman is right? Using specific examples, explore the challenges Goodman presents to relativism. Determine whether you think there are such universal moral ...
Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 9:36pm

Identify, specifically, the ethical issue and the ethical problems it presents. Drawing on various sources, explain how one of the classical theories (utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics) would resolve the problem. Then, contrast this response with the perspective ...
Monday, October 8, 2012 at 9:08pm

To support a scientific hypothesis, one might (Points : 1)
Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 8:19pm

Did I choose the correct answer #3 In the mid- to late 1880s, the United States experienced a surge in immigrants from <China and Japan> 1)Japan and Cuba. 2)China, Japan, and Mexico. 3)China and Japan < I chose this one< 4)China and Canada.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12:05am

Compare and contrast the theories of Daniel Levinson , Irene Frieze, and Esther Sales concerning adult development.
Friday, October 5, 2012 at 10:47pm

Did I answer this question correctly? wi If all of a company’s Filipino employees sit together for lunch, sociologists would say they have formed their own _________. (c) ingroup A). diversified group B). outgroup C). ingroup ( I chose this one, ingroup ) D). ethic group
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 5:25pm

I'm taking Sociology 1st semester and Psychology 2nd semester when I go to the 9th grade. I'm just curious but is there any topics (interesting ones) in Sociology and Psychology.
Friday, September 28, 2012 at 8:52pm

Discuss the conclusions of Margaret Mead concerning temperament, and explain how she arrived at her conclusions.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 11:44pm

i have to write three pages on this topic i need ideas. PLEASE Peter Berger likens sociological discovery to culture shock minus geographical displacement. He also points out that as a sociologist we must peel away the layers of the world-taken-for-granted. What does Berger ...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:09pm

Are my three choices correct? Question 1 = C, Question 2 = A, and Question 3 = B, 1). Sociologist Harriet Martineau was known for fighting for the rights of both __________ and __________. a) children; slaves. b) women; children. c) slaves; free blacks. (I Chose slaves; free ...
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 8:22pm

what can occur when a social norm is dysfunctional?
Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 5:00am

I'm trying to double check my answers. These are the answers I believe to be correct. Please let me know if I am right or wrong. Thank you. . Networking has (Points : 1) a) Increased in importance b) Rely upon electronic communication c) Rely upon personal contacts d) All ...
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 7:38pm

What is writing analysis???? Because I saw this in my Program of Studies book for middle school and high school students. Sociology This one-semester sociology course introduce students to the field by engaging them in discussion and written analysis of current topics.......
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 4:29pm

When a parent gives a child a time-out for misbehavior, the parent is using what type of sanction? a) Positive formal b) Positive informal c) Negative formal d) Negative informal I'm thinking either (b) or (d)
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 8:01pm

how does the sociological imagination help people to understand the effects of society on their personal lives
Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 9:32am

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