This assignment requires only lecture, a chapter from one of the two textbooks, and No Apparent Distress (NAD). It is meant to build on what you have done in Homework 1 and Homework 2 and to help you identify and explore stratification processes within social institutions. At a minimum, you […]
Sociologists use sociological perspectives to view different aspects of social life. In this assignment, you apply the three dominant sociological perspectives to the concepts of marriage, family, education, and religion. You also differentiate between two types of social groups to understand how these groups function in society.
How will we resolve the myriad of problems in global society? With this question in mind, undertake a critical discussion of Katch’s book, Socialism…Seriously. What is your understanding of capitalism and socialism as distinct social systems for the future of our planet? How are the themes raised in the book […]
This past week we have been focusing on gender. Gender is a fundamental social division. All around us we see differences between men and women (and girls and boys). The way they dress. The activities they engage in. What they say. What they want out of life. We see gender […]
After reading chapters 8 & 9 from Families in a Global Context answer the following questions. Once you have completed your posting, take time to read and respond to other classmates’ postings. To receive full credit you must post your comment as well as reply to a classmate’s post. Please […]