strayer soc100 week 1 to week 6 discussion latest 2015 November
week 2week 2″Studentâs Guide to Research” Please respond to one (1) of the following:Read âZimbardoâs Experiment: The Individual and the Social Role,â located on page 48 of the textbook. Discuss one (1) alternative approach to the one used in the Zimbardo experiment to investigate how role expectations shape behavior. Provide a rationale for your response.Using Table 3.1: âValues, Norms, Folkways, Mores, Taboos, Laws, and Beliefsâ on page 56 of the textbook; describe the culture, class, and language of your community. Suggest one (1) area that needs further research. Provide a rationale for your response.week 3week 3″Agents of Socialization, Economics, Cultural, and Social Capital” Please respond to one (1) of the following:Go to TEDâs Website and watch the first two (2) minutes of the video titled, âHow technology allowed me to read,â (15 min 44 s) located at.ted.com/talks/ron_mccallum_how_technology_allowed_me_to_read”>http://www.ted.com/talks/ron_mccallum_how_technology_allowed_me_to_read. Examine one (1) of the six (6) agents of socialization (family, school, peer groups, work, religion, and technology and mass media). Describe the agent of sociology that has changed the most during your lifetime and discuss the importance of this change.Select one (1) of the following terms: structuralism, economic capital, and social capital, and provide one (1) example of the term using your personal experience, from your family or work environment.week 4week 4″Deviance and Social Class” Please respond to one (1) of the following:Sociologists explain deviance by three (3) major perspectives: biological, functional conflict, and symbolic interaction. Identify your role, for example, as a parent and which perspective best reflects your personal experience. Discuss the main reasons why this perspective is relevant.Review Figure 7.1: âClass in the United Statesâ on page 159 of the textbook, in particular, the typical incomes. Speculate on the typical per capita income for your area. Next, go to the United States Census Bureauâs Website, located at.census.gov/qfd/index.html”>http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/index.html, to determine the actual per capita for your county or region. Compare your perception of your areaâs per capita and the actual per capita for your area. If you were close, provide a rationale for your speculation. If there was a major discrepancy between your speculation and the actual per capita, suggest a reason for the discrepancy.wek 5week 5″Race, Ethnicity, Sex, and Gender” Please respond to one (1) of the following:Describe the effects that the statistical information on a specific race or ethnicity in the areas of health, crime, employment, or education may have in terms of being a predictor of behavior. Provide your opinion on the most likely effects these statistics will have on an individual.Select one (1) of the following terms: liberal feminism, socialist feminism, radical feminism, patriarchy, and multicultural feminism, and define it in your words. Describe the manner in which this term relates to you.week 6wee 6″Families and Education” Please respond to one (1) of the following:The definition of marriage has changed over the past years and the recent Supreme Court ruling. Review Figure 11.6 on page 276 of the textbook. Identify your stateâs status on same-sex marriage. Explain which sociological concept best supports the changing attitude towards same sex marriage (depicted in Figure 11.5 on page 276 of the textbook).According to the National Center for Education Statistics (2013) on page 307 of your textbook, eight (8) percent of U.S. students dropped out of high school which is an issue for parents, educators, and the community. Use the Internet to research and identify the high school drop-out rate for your city. Discuss two (2) of the possible effects that your cityâs high school drop-out rate may have on the community. Provide a rationale for your response.
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