Disadvantaged groups (notes)

In Canadian Societies the group that are looked upon as disadvantaged, are suspected to increases in poverty. The groups are; Women Children Persons with Disability Aboriginal People Women Increasingly evident is that women’s economic dependency within a patriarchal society has made poverty very likely Known as Feminization of poverty; means that, without the support of … Read more

Compare and contrast Marx and Weber’s theories of social change

Karl Marx (1818 – 1883) and Max Weber (1864 – 1920) have often been regarded as the founding fathers of interpretive sociology, or of the social action approach within sociology. Marx and Weber’s characteristics of modern societies were different. Marx stressed capitalism and class conflict and Weber stressed rationalisation and bureaucracy.  Marx and Weber identified problems within modern society.  Marx … Read more

Road accidents

Introduction- A Road Accident is a collision between any vehicles (for example car, truck, motorcycle etc) or it can be with any pedestrian, animal or the hindrance placed in the middle of the road. The accident occurred could result in many injuries or damage to the property. There are various factors which come into account … Read more

Social structure and diversity

Sociologists use a number of different concepts such as Social structure (higher class, lower class etc.) and social diversity. Social structure is a social organisation based on patterns of social interactions between different relationships regulated through accepted norms and shared values. Examples of these relationships are those between Parents & Children, Teachers & Students and … Read more

Link between socio-economic development and rising insurgency in Africa

ABSTRACT The link between socio-economic development and rising insurgency in Africa in general and Nigeria, in particular, has been well discussed. This research paper argues that ill-advised socio-economic policies may be a catalyst for domestic terrorism. Social policies related to inequality, poverty likely affect terrorism in many ways. This work envelopes point of view and … Read more

Comparison of three perspectives of employee relations

Introduction: (157 words) Employee relations is vital component of human resource management, it is a amalgamation of studying relationships between employers, employees an eternal entities. To study these aspects there are three main perspectives which are unitarism, pluralist and radical. in this essay these perspectives will be discussed in great depth and will critically assess … Read more

Sociotechnical debate in information systems

The sociotechnical debate in information systems literature is concerned with the role technology plays in driving human evolution. When discussing this topic, writers often draw from two opposing viewpoints: technological determinism and social determinism. Technological determinists cite technology as a magic bullet in society, acting as a catalyst for all social change. American sociologist and … Read more

Socio-economic development

Socio-economic development having said that is a system that tries to distinguish both the social and the economic necessities of any community and attempt to make programs that would deal with those necessities in ways that are useful and to the greatest advantage of the populace in the mean time. The central notion is to … Read more

TERRORISM IN AFRICA AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

From ancient times, terrorism—random and systematic intimidation, coercion, repression, and destruction of human lives and property—is used by groups and states as an instrument of psychological and physical violence in the struggle for power within and among nations. The misuse of viciousness by both powerless and strong actors looking to progress practical or nonexistent political, … Read more

Causes and consequences of migration

Introduction “It is important to theories on causes and consequences of migration in order to develop an understanding of migration as a dynamics process which is in constant interaction with broader change process in destination an origin societies” (Castle, de Haas & Miller, 2014, p. 27) Some researchers argue that migration is driven only by … Read more

Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling

America is clearly a melting pot, not a melting screen. Founded on ideals of freedom, in the United States there are dreams to be chased—equal opportunities and upward social mobility offer a lot of promise. But for some races, the “equal opportunities” they receive turn out to be less equal than that of other groups. … Read more

SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE RISING INSURGENCY IN AFRICA: THE CASE OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The link between socio-economic development and rising insurgency in Africa in general and Nigeria, in particular, has been well discussed. This research paper argues that ill-advised socio-economic policies may be a catalyst for domestic terrorism. Social policies related to inequality, poverty likely affect terrorism in many ways. This work envelopes point of view and … Read more

Turkey’s cultural sphere – Ottomania

Over the last decade, Turkey’s cultural sphere has witnessed a motto of Ottomania—a term describing the recent cultural fervor for everything Ottoman. Although this neo-Ottoman cultural phenomenon, is not entirely new since it had its previous cycle back in the 1980s and 1990s during the heyday of Turkey’s political Islam, it now has a rather … Read more

An assessment of cyberbullying and cyber addiction among adolescents in Ekiti State

CHAPTER ONE 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The internet is a worldwide communication of millions of electronic machines called computers in a single network (Joanna, Melinda, Lawrence & Jeanne, 2014; Block, 2008). The Internet was developed in the 1960s by American Department of Defence (Schneider, Evans, & Pinard, 2006). Since then, the constant improvement of … Read more

Idiosyncratic rituals amidst anomic times: la D’rive as an urban therapy

This paper will explore the relationship between rapid socio-economic development and the ‘invention of ritual’ in the streets of post-war Western Europe. I will address here the question of social disorientation in anomic periods of instability and change, and the ways in which the resurgence of ritual can serve not only as a medium for … Read more

Queer theory

This segment consists of the information (statements) on what led the investigator to launch the study, presents the statement of the problem, the roof of the problem presented or how this problem starts and its causes, underlying factors on this particular study. This particular topic discussed in this study. Also, historical background will be given, … Read more

Lemert – social theory

Lemert introduces his ideas on Social Theory by comparing it to poetry. Questioning what is poetry itself, he asks, “Yet it is fair to ask, for example, whether rap is poetry or music of the same order as, say, the Davidic Psalms or Shakespeare’s sonnets? For which the sensible answer is that they are not … Read more

A person’s habitus

As the world constantly advances the population also increases, and at the same time social environments also begin to adapt and change. It is through the compresses of social constructions of people, institution, groups, network systems and forms of organisations that shape Individuals lives on the way how they perceive themselves and how the wider … Read more

Gender in the US Military

Based on a thorough review of scholarly and popular articles, it is widely suggested that the U.S. military’s policies are strongly dictated by gender binary. Researchers from UCLA found that transgender Americans are twice as likely to serve in the military as the overall population, however, discriminatory practices within the service oppress transgender military members … Read more