Technics and Society – Mumford

In “Technics and Society” Mumford proposes a new form of natural selection that revolves around a newly advanced technological society – in which “survival of the fittest” is altered to be the survival of the richest. Economic success achieved by titans of industry through technological dominance secures their position at the top of a hypothetical … Read more

What Makes A Good Citizen?

The United States has grown substantially since the 17th century but even back in those days, there were “citizens” and “aliens” classified as two different groups. A citizen is a person who was born in the country or legally transferred through grueling steps. An alien is the opposite. What one chooses to do as a … Read more

Equality for Women

We’ve overseen over the past century, with improving pay equity and big improvements in terms of protection from rape, domestic abuse protection and harassment rates. And, of course, we’ve made progress in the last decade, too. Since 2010 alone, the number of rapes going unreported has reached a new low; down 20,000. And with thanks … Read more

Sociological Perspectives of the Conflict Theory of Feminism

This essay aims to discuss the contribution theorists have made to the sociological perspectives of the conflict theory of Feminism and of the micro theory of Internationalism. Feminism focuses on female oppression, gender and patriarchy, whilst Interactionism examines interaction and the process by which an individual has become to be defined a particular way. The … Read more

What is “Strange fruit” about and how does it describe the relationship between the black and the white population?

Strange Fruit is an anti-racist poem written by Lewis Allan in 1939. Since he wrote the poem to express his horror toward lynching, we can describe the poem as an Early Cry for Civil Rights, which for many came to symbolize the beginning of The Civil Rights Movement. Allan’s poem later became the lyrics in … Read more

Analyze impact of soccer program at rural high school and its impact on the social development of Hispanic descent adolescent females

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Theorists Teens in today’s society undergo many challenges that require adaptation. Psychological, intellectual, and physical changes attribute to the many obstacles adolescents are faced with overcoming. They must learn to cope with the overarching theme of responsibility that may include balancing acts of school, jobs, and extracurricular activities (Gholamzadeh, Jadidi, & Donyavi, … Read more

Discuss and analyse face-to-face friendships and on-line friendships, in terms of the prevalence of mental health conditions

The use of digital platforms has become a popular way of interacting with people and more specifically, a way of establishing and maintaining relationships. Recently though, digital platforms (DP) such as Facebook and Instagram and the on-line friendships generated through them, have been connected to diminished psychological health in adolescents especially. This is due to … Read more

Tackling global poverty

As a responsible world citizens, we must address important issues that go on in the World, and how we solve these issues. When issues are swept under the rug, people’s lives and situations go unnoticed and unsolved. There are many different important issues going on in the World today, such as global poverty. Global poverty … Read more

Gender inequality

Today, a substantial portion of the world’s population are living within certain restrictions due to their gender and sexual orientation. Particularly discussed in the speech made by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of The UN Women, women are suffering from an absence of human rights in the work world and in their own personal worlds. In … Read more

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