Sociology

  1. Sociology
    According to the functionalist perspective, discuss some of the functions of the family? Have these functions changed at all over time?
  2. Sociology
    What are some explanations for why voter turnout is so low in the United States compared to other wealthy, literate, and democratic countries?
  3. Sociology
    How does the two-party system in the United States affect political involvement?
  4. Sociology
    Describe the demographic characteristics of the poor in the United States. What are some possible explanations for this distribution?
  5. Sociology
    Discuss some of the current methods of reducing crime. Which do you think would be most effective?
  6. Sociology
    Explain what “social capital” is and what difference it has made in your own life?
  7. sociology
    In your own words, explain “impression management” and how this impacts our interactions with others.
  8. Sociology
    Briefly define “social role” and provide an example from your own life that illustrates how social roles change in different contexts.
  9. math/ sociology
    Describe an example of a graph where adding a single edge can increase the size of the largest strongly connected component by at least 1,000 nodes. Clearly, you don't need to draw the full graph rather, you should describe it in words.
  10. Sociology
    In your opinion, what is the most important or influential agent of socialization and why?
  11. Sociology
    What role does culture play in society?
  12. Sociology
    Provide examples of any societal dangers that might occur when the results of poor research are publicized.
  13. Sociology
    Is sociology a science? Why or why not?
  14. Sociology
    How is Globalization affecting the lives of college students today?
  15. Sociology
    What is the sociological imagination? Give an example of how it might be used.
  16. Sociology
    Which is the best example of marriage and family life gone wrong? A) Parents reviewing their child's homework B) a parent slapping a child C) parents financially supporting their family D) a grandparent babysitting his or her grandchild I think it's either b or d
  17. Sociology
    Any ideas on: Why does society perceive street (blue collar) crime has more impact in society? Why does society perceive white collar crime have more impact in society than blue-collar crime. Make an argument for each side and provide sociological theoretical support for both ...
  18. Sociology
    How does meads theory apply to one's life?
  19. Sociology
    Can anyone check if my answer makes sense. Your comments are welcomed. Q= List two or more messages you received from your parents about who you are and what you were about. Discuss how the messages were conveyed. Messages can be delivered directly through what our parents say...
  20. Sociology
    1. List two or more messages you received from your parents about who you are and what you were about. Discuss how the messages were conveyed. Messages can be delivered directly through what our parents say to us or say to others about us. They can also be conveyed through ...
  21. history
    What was the impact of the Napoleonic Code? It became the set of civil laws adopted throughout Europe and other parts of the world. It was the central method of determining criminal punishment in all French-held territory under Napoleon. It established a way to use sociology ...
  22. Sociology
    In your everyday choices, whom do you tend to take as a reference point? Your peers? Others? I don't need the question answered, I just need someone to define "Reference point".
  23. Sociology
    Today, about ____ percent of American workers are female. A.) 25 B.) 40 **** C.) 50 D.) 75 I believe that answer is B, am I right?
  24. Sociology
    Because the first members of the baby boom generation have now turned 50, we are likely to see a shift to more positive images of the elderly, in part because A.) Of the distinction of being elderly. B.) Of their vast numbers and economic clout. C.) They are more productive in...
  25. World History
    What was the impact of the Napoleonic Code? 1.) it became the set of civil laws adopted throughout Europe and other parts of the world. 2.) it established a way to use sociology to categorize European citizens for taxation 3.) It was the central method of determining criminal ...
  26. Sociology
    Discuss the inside and remote circumstances that led to the emergence of sociology as a distinct field of study.
  27. Sociology
    1.) Distinguish between material and nonmaterial culture. What aspect of a whole culture do you think is the most lasting. Explain your answer. 2.) Sometimes subcultures develop countercultural ideas. How important do you believe values and norms are in determining whether a ...
  28. Sociology of Globalization
    What was the Banana Wars?
  29. Sociology of Globalization
    What does it mean to say that nations are fictions?
  30. Sociology
    Analyze the functions of the family by addressing the ideal family structure as it compares to real family structures. In essence, compare the ideal and real culture of the American family.
  31. Sociology
    Do you feel there are there systemic consequences in our society from the polarizing of our genders? Explain your point of view and offer examples for support.
  32. Sociology
    Race is socially constructed. What are the social consequences of the construction of race on a society? Do you think they can be undone?
  33. Sociology
    Please check my answers. 1. All societies use technology, but the chief characteristic of postmodern societies is technology that increase the ability to A. Use fossil fuels more efficiently B. Analyze information, communicate, and travel* C. Employ more people in the primary ...
  34. Sociology
    Soot plays an important role in climate change, but ______ is still the leading cause of Earth's changing climate. A. acid rain B. nitrous oxide C. carbon monoxide D. carbon dioxide I can't decide between B and D
  35. Sociology
    The tropical rain forest is the most diverse ecosystem in the world. The extinction rates of organisms are on the rise because A. rain forests receive too much rain B. human are destroying the rain forests C. rain forests are not receiving enough rain D. global warming is ...
  36. Sociology
    Please check my answers. 1. Population growth is an issue because A. sociologists cannot track all the social groups that arise. B. infrastructure within cities is insufficient. C. it goes hand in hand with lowered life expectancy. D. natural resources are limited.* 2. Renee ...
  37. Sociology
    Please check my answers. My answers have * by them. 1. In _______, citizenship in the society automatically makes a person a member of the religion. A. churches* B. sects C. ecclesia D. cults 2. Jews, Christians, and Muslims all believe in one God who, as creator of the ...
  38. Sociology
    A religious group that is at odds with the dominant religion and culture and is usually headed by a charismatic leader is a A. cult B. cell C. ward D. sect My answer is A
  39. Sociology
    Jews, Christians, and Muslims all believe in one God who, as creator of the universe, is concerned about each individual's action and will hold each individual accountable for them. In this sense, Jews, Christians, and Muslims all share the same A. beliefs B. religion C. ...
  40. Sociology
    Based on social trends and research, sociologists predict which of the following about the future of family and marriage? A. Marriage will continue because it is nonfunctional. B. Cohabitation (without marriage) will not increase. C. Families will struggle with the ...
  41. Sociology
    Your parents own their own business and they do very well financially. They are very independent and take responsibility for all of their business and personal costs. Based on the information provided, which political party are your parents a member of? A. independent B. ...
  42. Sociology
    What is a key element in democracy? A. Self-determination B. Selfishness C. Violent D. Heredity
  43. Sociology
    A rational-legal authority figure would most likely be someone like a A. war chief B. principle of a school C. religious leader D. parent My guess is A
  44. Sociology
    Kim has three younger siblings, a mother, and a father. Both sets of her grandparents have passed on, leaving Kim's father as the authority figure of the family. Which type of authority figure would her father most closely relate to? A. traditional b. legal c. rational-legal d...
  45. Sociology
    What are the connections between larger economic forces and the economic stratification and racism that results? Do you agree that racial discrimination against African Americans might be related to economic stratification? Justify your position with specific examples. I'm ...
  46. Medical sociology.
    Please help me urgently. Q1a. Elaborate on the general principle of sociocultural medical problems in Africa. 1b. Discuss on the scope of medical sociology. 1c. What do medical sociologist study?
  47. Stats
    A sociology professor assigns letter grades on a test according to the following scheme. A: Top 14% of scores B: scores below the top 14% and above the bottom 55% C: scores below the top 45% and above the bottom 17% D: scores below the top 83% and above the bottom 6% F: bottom...
  48. sociology
    I can't find articles that support this theory (functionalist theory on the family)
  49. Sociology
    What can be the relationship between Social Darwinism and Poverty?
  50. Sociology
    How would a conflict theorist analyze the attitude about the feminist perspective?
  51. Science
    If don't mind could you check my answers for environmental science 1.The interdisciplinary study of humanity’s relationship with other organisms and the non-living physical environment is termed: a) ecology b) sociology c) political science d) risk analysis e) ...
  52. Science
    If don't mind could you check my answers for environmental science 1.The interdisciplinary study of humanity’s relationship with other organisms and the non-living physical environment is termed: a) ecology b) sociology c) political science d) risk analysis e) environmental ...
  53. cultural anthropology
    Hi, I am trying to come up with some examples and was hoping to get some help. I need 2 examples comparing anthropology with history and sociology. I just can't think of anything. Any help pointing me in the right direction would be great, thanks
  54. anthropology
    2 key differentiators and 2 examples of anthropology compared to history and sociology. I found the definitions of each- Cultural anthropology-study of living people and cultures and they actually live with the people they study Archaeology- a subclass of anthropology and is ...
  55. Cultural Anthropology
    Describe 2 key differentiators with 2 examples about anthropology compared to history and sociology
  56. Sociology Research Methods
    What is a confidence level? What is the confidence interval? Write a sentence that could appear in a research report that would exemplify a confidence interval.
  57. Sociology Research Methods
    You have asked by that same organization to include questionnaire items about what they like most about the organization. They have asked you to compare these attitudes based on rural, urban, and suburban residence. (a) What is the independent variable? Develop a questionnaire...
  58. Sociology Research Methods
    You are conducting a survey for a national organization with 25,689 dues-paying members. (a) What sampling method would be the most logical to use? (b) What are the steps you would use to develop the sample? (c) What are the advantages AND disadvantages of this type of ...
  59. Sociology Research Methods
    You plan to conduct a study with a total population of 387 individuals comprised of 200 freshmen/sophomores and 187 juniors/seniors. You wish to be able to describe the characteristics of both the Freshmen/Sophomore and the Junior/Senior in the sample as well as make ...
  60. sociology
    three theories of morality to your own cultural identity, I am native american
  61. Sociology
    1). Welfare Reform is said by politicians to be based on the idea that the federal government wanted to get out of the “helping people” business. True or false 2). Generally speaking, the best predictor of where a person will go in life and what their life chances will be ...
  62. Sociology
    1). A major source of increasing economic inequality in the U.S. is the fact that: A) the U.S. is a racist society B) the overwhelming majority of new jobs have been in the lowest paying sectors C) Social Security payments are unable to keep up with inflation. D) none of the ...
  63. sociology
    discuss the sociology of deviance and compare and constract the labeling theory of deviance with the functionalist approach to deviance
  64. sociology
    identify and describe the methods employed in four types of sociological research design
  65. psychology
    Bruce is furious when his midterm is returned with a C grade. He tells his sociology professor that he had read each of the assigned chapters three times, and if someone can do that and just be average, then there’s something wrong with the test! The professor is outraged by...
  66. Sociology
    Is Ghana a classless society?
  67. Sociology
    In America, the family of the 1950's (young, married, two children, father works while mother stays at home) is often idealized. What social factors caused that family structure to exist and why is it less common today? I can't seem to think of any factors.. can someone please...
  68. sociology
    what is the role strain for a football team? is having a favorite football team primary or secondary what is the conflict for a football team?
  69. Statification in Sociology
    White Trash author Isenberg has a very pessimistic view of American ideal( real vs ideal culture) Do you think she's right that these are more ideal than real from a historical perspective? Poverty, who is poor, what the working people look like, racial and ethnic divisions ...
  70. Sociology
    does anyone know how sociological institutions were involved in the creation and maintenance of slavery? Thanks -MC
  71. sociology
    Sociologist argue that unlike scientifice knownledge common sense conclusion are
  72. Sociology
    Compare and contrast the similarities and differences of heterogeneity and diversity. Define each term and apply examples.
  73. Sociology
    In What ways might homelessness be categorized as a social problem? What concerns do you have abut these policies? What group are disproportionately impacted by the social problem? Define the elements that make this solution effecte.
  74. Sociology
    What is the basic logic of probability sampling? How do such concepts as homogeneity, heterogeneity, sampling bias, representativeness, and probability of selection fit into this logic?
  75. Sociology
    What were some barriers to radical social change that could have made things better for freed people following the Civil War and Emancipation Proclamation?
  76. Sociology
    Marxism is a theory of history and social change that expresses which of the following as its central concern? A) Violence B) Feudalism C) Inequality D) Mass consumerism I'm thinking B but I'm not really sure.
  77. Sociology
    What did industrialization have to do with Max Weber? I understand that he thought that rationalization would lead to a caged society, but what does that have to do with industralization?
  78. Sociology
    I'm doing a discussion board on Apple iPhones and how harsh the work conditions are for their employees. I'm trying to tie that all together into my sociology class.
  79. Sociology
    What are the major differences between a functionalist or a conflict theorist when it comes to social class inequality?
  80. Sociology
    If you could make changes with regard to our social class stratification system, what changes would you make and why?
  81. sociology
    what is the basic logic of probability sampling? How does such concepts as homogeneity, heterogeneity, sampling bias, representativeness, and probability of selection fit into each logic?
  82. sociology of theory...help
    how can subjectivity and objectivity be used in research finding? help plz
  83. Foundation of Sociology
    Marx's notion of production
  84. Foundation of sociology
    define max's notion of relations of production,in one sentence.
  85. Sociology
    Im writing a paper on the similarities and differences of race and ethnicity. I have no problem finding similarities on the two, but finding differences are challenging. The only difference I know of is that they are both socially constructed. Can someoneone give me a few more...
  86. Sociology
    Any help with this question would be great, even if its just a link(s) of where I could find information. Directly compare and differentiate race and sex and then ethnicity and gender?
  87. Sociology
    I could use some help on this question. I'd appreciate it. What is the connection between anomie and norms? Explain two things that could erode anomie?
  88. Sociology
    I'm stuck on this part of a question I have. Any help would be appreciated. What is anomie and its connection to norms? Discuss what types of events would create anomie on a national or worldwide scale.
  89. Sociology
    According to Parsons, evolutionary change occurs through a two step process involving A) the ideational and the sensate B) differentiation and integration C) core societies and peripheral societies D) industrialization and modernization
  90. sociology
    how does social structure shape individual action?
  91. sociology
    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 theatrical production? Why?
  92. Sociology
    For question #3, reference the videos "History of the Most Cajun Place on Earth"and “Music & Culture in the Most Cajun Place on Earth” A) Briefly describe the formation of the Cajun culture as an American subculture in the context of historical events and geographic ...
  93. sociology
    Identify the following: Social conflict, empowerment theory and feminist theory. How are the theories similar? How are the theories different? What are the implications for interventions and community development?
  94. sociology
    Existential psychology has four basic themes. Define the themes. How are those themes different from humanistic theory themes of positive psychology and suffering of existentialism?
  95. Sociology
    What is the effect of industrialization on population growth rates? A. It decreases growth rates B. It stabilizes growth rates C. It increases growth rates D. There is no correlation between industrialization and growth rates My text says that industrialization decreases ...
  96. Sociology
    Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay in which you complete the following: Give a brief introduction that identifies the issue you have chosen and why.Describe in three separate paragraphs how each perspective would view or explain the issue.Include in your analysis elements of ...
  97. SS HELP PLZ ASAP
    1) The science that studies population distribution and change is called _________(1 point) A. demography B. geography C. economy D. sociology 2) Canada is bigger than the united states, but only has _______ as many people.(1 point) A.one-half B.one-fourth C.one-eighth D.one-...
  98. Sociology
    The state of California attempted to ban the sale of violent video games to young people. If the federal government attempted to do the same thing, what provisions of the Constitution might allow that regulation?
  99. stats
    With the help of following data, determine both the regression equations Psychology (X): Mean= 30, Standard deviation=1.6 Sociology (Y): Mean= 25, Standard deviation= 1.7 Coefficient of correlation = 0.95
  100. Principles of Sociology
    Apply conflict theory to gentrification.
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