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SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 1

Explain how experience shapes one’s attitude toward cultural diversity. Give examples.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 2

Regarding the pioneers in sociology from Module 1, which theorists do you think have the most relevance for today? How do you see their theories being applied today? Give examples.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 1

Some typical agents of socialization are: family, school, religion, friends, relatives, and mass media. What agents of socialization have influenced you the most? Describe their influence on your attitudes, beliefs, values, or other orientations to life. How have they made you the person that you are today?

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2

The major components of social structure are culture, social class, social status, roles, groups, and social institutions. Use social structure to explain why some Americans have such a low rate of college graduation. (See Table 9.3 on page 261).

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 1

How do group dynamics impact today’s workplace? Does corporate culture and leadership come into play? How so? Discuss.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 2

7.0 View the videos “Classic Studies in Psychology” on the Milgram studies in the GCU e-Library at .gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=12129&xtid=40125″>this link. Scroll down to videos 12, 13, 14, and 15: “Justification?” “Milgram’s Study of Obedience,” “The Results,” and “Milgram’s Conclusions.” Review the story in the text on p. 128.

Stanley Milgram’s classic experiment of obedience focuses on social control and social conformity. Review Milgram’s experiment. If you were King or Queen of your kingdom, what behaviors would you classify as deviant? How would you make your populace obey and conform? Think about it and formulate a response.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 1

What are some ways in which our American culture stratifies people? See how long of a list you can come up with. Why do societies stratify? What do you think are the functions of stratification?

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 2

How do we in the United States measure social mobility? How does social class and life chance play out in social mobility? Where do you see yourself 10 years from now regarding your place in society? Why?

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 1

Evaluate the positive and negative effects of Affirmative Action in the United States. Target current issues, trends, and demographics.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 2

Discuss the concept of equality. Do you see equality happening in our society? Why or why not? Describe your personal observations of inequality.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 1

What global forces are affecting the U.S. economy and politics? How do those global forces affect your own life? Discuss.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 2

Does “Gene Simmons Family Jewels” depict a typical U.S. family? Why or why not? What is going on with the American family today? What historical events have played a role in shaping U.S. family life? What do you see for the future of the U.S. family? How do religion and education impact the future of the U.S. family?

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 7 Discussion 1

How has technology affected your life? Be specific as to what changes, and in what ways.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 7 Discussion 2

Do you believe the long-term consequences of increased technological dependence are going to be good or bad? Explain. How do you see technology’s effect on society 20 years from now?

 

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 2 Assignment Latest

Social Media and Socialization Survey

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Once you have completed the surveys and compared the results, answer the following questions:

1.) How much of an impact does Social media have on the socialization of people that completed the survey?

2.) How did the impact differ among the various age groups? Why do you think that this is the case? Explain.

3.) Explain how social media affected the people’s social interaction. Why is Social interaction important to humans? Explain.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 3 Assignment Latest

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Choose a deviant behavior to research. Locate references (e.g., current news stories, pop culture, and reality TV shows) that convey deviant behavior being accepted or rejected/scorned.

Write an essay of 500-750 words, summarizing your findings. Include the following:

  1. What was the deviant behavior?
  2. What were the demographics of the group that witnessed the behavior?
  3. How did the group react to the behavior?
  4. Did the group attempt to control this deviant behavior? How?

Use the GCU e-Library to locate at least two academic sources to support your content.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 5 Assignment 1 Latest

Globalization: A Closer Look

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Target a multinational corporation/international company and the practice of “outsourcing” to third world countries. Some examples of MNCs (multinational corporations) would be Nike, General Motors, Ford, Qwest, and Fender Music. Research its effects on local culture. Write a summary and analysis of 500-750 words and include the following:

  1. How does global stratification impact local culture? What are the positive and negative effects?
  2. How does global stratification impact the United States? What are the positive and negative effects?
  3. Who is the biggest “winner” in this situation? Explain.

Use the GCU e-Library to locate at least two academic sources to support your content.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 5 Assignment 2 Latest

Incidents of Inequality

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After researching the incidents of inequality, please answer the following questions for each scenario.

Scenario #1: _______________ discrimination.

1) Summarize the incident.

2) How might this situation affect the victim?

3) How might it affect the offending person or institution?

4) How do situations like this affect society as a whole?

Scenario # 2: __________________ discrimination.

1) Summarize the incident.

2) How might this situation affect the victim?

3) How might it affect the offending person or institution?

4) How do situations like this affect society as a whole?

 

SOC 100 Grand Canyon Week 7 Assignment Latest

Pillars of Society Matrix

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Instructions: Complete the matrix by comparing what you have read with what you have observed in your own experience regarding the how the economy impacts society’s pillars today. Additionally, describe how your community impacts all of the pillars.

Pillars What have you read? (use your textbook and other academic readings) What have You observed (personal experience)? How does your community impact the pillars? *What is the impact of technology?
Politics
Marriage and Family
Religion
Education

 

* Module 7 is targeting the technological impact on all pillars. Be sure to complete the last column during Module 7 before you submit the assignment to the instructor. For the “impact of technology” column, please explain how technology has impacted each of the four pillars on the matrix.

Red for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected.

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