Sociology

What did each experiment try to measure? Do you think that researchers would get the same results if they did these experiments today?

DISCUSSION POST Have at least two posts to receive 30 points for this discussion. One of the posts has to answer the question; the second should be a comment about one of the posts made by one of your classmates. Make sure that your second post is respectful and thoughtful. All posts have to be […]

Design a life course transition marker or ritual for adulthood that would apply to all Americans. What are the lessons that they are supposed to learn from this ritual?

ASSIGNMENT You are the “Sociologist-in-Chief” of the United States. 1. Design a life course transition marker or ritual for adulthood that would apply to all Americans. 2. How is it marked? It could be marked with signs that are visible or invisible, present in media, law, or on the body. 3. How is it learned […]

Choose an article and lay out its main argument. Include definitions of important terminology, explanations of relevant concepts and theories, examples to illustrate the argument, and any contextualization necessary to understand the argument.

Essays I The Apathy Syndrome: How We Are Trained Not to Care about Politics Regardless of the article you choose, your essay should have a specific and clear line of argumentation.  In other words, do not just define an issue but also try to explain (some aspect of) it. Think, for example, in terms of […]

Select between The Medical Model, The Psychoanalytic Model, The Social Stress Model, and The Antipsychiatric Model. Write a Toulmin argument to explain which one of the models you found to be the most convincing.

Reflection Q. Select between The Medical Model, The Psychoanalytic Model, The Social Stress Model, and The Antipsychiatric Model. Write a Toulmin argument to explain which one of the models you found to be the most convincing. For a true Toulmin Argument,  include all four steps of the Toulmin Model of Argumentation as explained on the […]

Explain why you think it is necessary to have both macrosociology and microsociology. If you were a sociologist, which level of sociology do you believe you would find most intriguing?

Discussion Forum: Macrosociology & Microsociology Explain why you think it is necessary to have both macrosociology and microsociology. If you were a sociologist, which level of sociology do you believe you would find most intriguing? Explain why. Peer Replies Respond to at least two of your class members’ initial responses. In the discussion feel free […]

In your own words define the concept of the “hidden curriculum,” which you can find in your textbook, and provide an example of the hidden curriculum either from the video or from your own experience.

Public Education Academic Ability Chapter 4 is about socialization, that is, about how we learn culture, which was the topic of Chapter 3. There are several agents of socialization; one of them is the education system, which is the subject of the first question below Answer the questions below: 1) Chapter 4: Watch the video […]

Thoroughly explain what the sociological imagination is? Examine how and why the sociological imagination helps understand your chosen topic.

Sociological Imagination The textbook readings for Weeks 1 and 2 explore social forces that can affect our lives as individuals. For this assignment, choose a private or individualistic act that could be regarded as a broader social problem or social issue. You may choose one of the following or a topic of your own: Homelessness […]

Based on what you read about the different theoretical perspectives on society presented in the Week 3 learning resources, what role might holidays and festivals play in creating social solidarity and/or social conflict in society?

Culture and Society People celebrate many holidays and festivals that are imbued with meaning. For your main post this week, include the following two parts: Part 1. Choose a festival or holiday with which you are familiar. Based on your study of the Week 3 learning resources (UMGC, n.d.), explain some key aspects of the […]

How do men and women perceive the transition to parenthood differently, and how does it affect their relationship satisfaction?

ASSIGNMENT Read: Transition to Parenthood Watch: https://youtu.be/jOsX_HnJtHU https://youtu.be/KvbajNOETR0 https://youtu.be/PBYdvMtoYns https://youtu.be/cul4L441x9o Prompt: In the social sciences, the “transition to parenthood” begins when a couple becomes pregnant for the first time and lasts until the child is about two. What are the relationship challenges that are encountered during the transition to parenthood? How do men and women […]

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