Sociology

Vicarious Liability of Parents for Crimes Committed

Vicarious liability refers to occasions whereby a senior party may hold responsible for crimes committed by a junior party under their mandate, which caused by the nature of their relationship...


The land acquisitions in the United States

The land acquisitions in the United States were precipitated by the success recorded in the preceding wars. Motivated by the successful acquisition of the Oregon country in 1846 following the...


Personal Model of Leadership

Moral values are valued highly in every society because of their significance in shaping visions of individuals, organizations or institutions. Leaders with moral values develop clear visions of the future...


Parental Control and Video Gaming

Many people of all ages have found video gaming enjoyable and entertaining. Video games involve interaction between the player and the user interface, which produce visual feedback on a screen...


Andrew Carnegie: His Contribution to Society Today

After death, Andrew Carnegie left neither a company nor a fortune to his heirs. However, his legacy is used all over the world. This legacy includes an opportunity to create...


The effects of young black men growing up in single parent households vs. dual parent households

Single-parent families can be described as one where a parent lives with a dependent, either individually or in larger households, without a partner while the dual parent household involves a...


The Contested Meaning of Race and Blackness

The problems which are underlined by the sociologist are rather crucial nowadays. The problem touches not only racial discrimination in general but the discrimination of different nations in particular. Ginetta...


Population Control

The paper dwells on the concerns of population balancing against scarce resources, summarizes policies on population control and review policy framework initiated by the government in response to demographic regimes...


Civil Disobedience

The term civil disobedience can be defined as the active, professed refusal to obeying some laws or rather rules, commands or even demands of a particular government or even any...


The Origin of Hierarchical Societies

The establishment of agricultural dominance in the economy led to the decrease of ecological dependence of evolving communities on the environment. Under these conditions, preservation of the previous diversity of...


The Organizational Development

In organizational development, several things need to be done to ensure the running and the expansion of the organization is swift and systematic. Among the things done touch on investors...


Alienation of Meursault

Alienation derives its concepts from the meanings and understanding of existentialism. The fact behind the reference to alienation as a concept of existentialism is not particularly hard to discern. This...


Foundations of lifespan development

Lifespan development involves all the development that human beings undergo from conception, birth until when they become fully developed adults. According to some psychologists, lifespan development continues up to death...


The Associate

Thesis: The author intends to inform readers on the banality of corruption and impunity that is rife in corporate law firms. The Associate is a legal thriller by John Grisham...


The Arabian Gulf and American Marriage Arrangements

Family has always been a basis of all societies where marriage is an inevitable part of the family"s well-being. Due to religious traditions and views various countries may have radically...


Discrimination and Health and Safety in a Legal and Business Context

Most business organizations entrepreneurs assert that they have created discrimination-free working environments. However, they may end up being disgruntled by one complain forwarded by an employee dissatisfied with the entity's...


Defining Terrorism

Terrorism is definitely one of the most powerful and most emphasized words that depict an outstanding situation in present times. Since the September 11 attack on the WTC on the...


Beauty

For the last few decades, the number of cosmetics procedures performed globally has increased drastically (Hamermesh, 2011). Beauty has remained a key consideration in various aspects of lives since time...


Cue-Dependent Forgetting

Forgetting refers to the loss of information that is already encoded and stored within a person's long-term memory. It takes place at the encoding, retrieval, or storage stage (Wixted, 2004)....


Media Influence

Media influences individuals as well as a society in the manner they change their cultural convention and adopt the media culture. This happens in the subconscious of the media listeners...


Volunteering

Volunteerism is the act of helping others without asking in return. Being of help to others will bring joy to the people you are helping; at the same time, it...


Why Driving age should be raised from 16 to 18 years old

It is my strong believe that the age at which a person should start driving must be raised form 16 to 18 years old. This has a meaning that for...


Why Reality Shows Are So Popular

Reality shows are arguably the most addictive television programs since most, if not all, viewers across the world have followed at least one. This means that these shows have intriguing...


Why Society is How it is

Society is a group of people who have harmonized themselves to live together. Society changes in different aspects and directions such as economic, social, environment and political factors Society is...


William Edward Burghardt

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an American sociologist, historian, Pan-Africanist, civil rights activists who also authored several books. Dubois was the first American of African origin to get a...


In Today’s Society

In today's society, competition is cutthroat in all spheres of life and people have no choice but to compete. There are those who believe that they have to win in...


Individuals as Mechanisms of Social/Governmental Change

The growth of every society is based on power. The way the society power is structured and the power dynamics dictates the governing of the society. To achieve full development,...


The Distinctions between Marriage in India and the Gulf Countries

Looking at marriage as one of the themes highlighted in One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni, one can compare and differentiate the pattern of marriage between the Arabian and the...


The Culture Industry

Culture is a succession of human beliefs, knowledge and behavior that revolve around a certain social setting. In every society, they will have their own cultural norms that are practiced...


Artifact and Culture

Cultural artifact is a social science term that is used in sociology, anthropology, and ethnology. Cultural artifact provides information about social make up, technological processes, and economy. The purpose of...


Social Inequality in the American Middle Class

Introduction During the past few decades inequality among the American people has enormously grown in different spheres of the people's lives. The differences have been social, political, economical and health....


Social Justice in Australian Higher Education

The course reading partly offers a historical study of the Australian educational policy since its establishment in the nineteen fifties. The authors' main arguments are exposed by the use of...


Social Programs and Policy

Juvenile delinquency refers to illegal behaviors of minors who fall below the statutory age limit. There are two categories of juvenile delinquency: criminal behaviors and status offences (Larry, 2012). The...


Strain Theory, Social Control and Ethical Practices

Deviance is a situation that is socially constructed. It does not have to be illegal. This means that the characteristics, actions and conditions that human beings term as a deviant...


Gender Role Affects Family Unit

Introduction Currently, there are families that, for whatever reasons have seen that need to alter the gender role. Unlike in the past when the traditional woman was only delegated to...


General Electric Social Responsibility

General Electric did not fulfill corporate social responsibility in the Welch era. Although Welch created tremendous wealth for the company during his time in office, his means did not enhance...


Gender Norms

Gender norms are the perceived set of behaviors that are expected of the females and the males of a society. There are basic differences in what the society expects of...


Gender Inequality

Gender inequality is the existence of hidden or obvious differences between individuals due to gender (Wood, 2005). It stems from differences which might be constructed socially or grounded empirically. It...


Gangs in the Neighborhood

Criminal activities have increased in the recent past within the hometown neighborhood. Residents have raised their concerns and fears in regard to the existence of gangs in this neighborhood who...


Relevance to Society

The discipline of counseling indirectly related to the study of the brain, psychology. The two subjects work hand in hand and regardless of a person's counseling needs, a counselor must...


Family

The definition of a normal family is parents, mother and father, who live with their biological children under the same roof, with the father being the main provider of the...


Family and Society

The readings from Warriors Don't Cry have been retrieved from Charlotte Perkins. The writer seeks to understand the purpose of a family and how a family system works. The author...


Racial Inequality in “Cry, the Beloved Country”

Introduction Alan Paton's work, Cry the Beloved Country has been hailed as one of the best illustrations of social breakdown and racial injustice in the South African Society. Whereas literatures...


Work Conflict

Introduction The paper critically analyses work conflict that is a one event circumstance. The essay gives and describes an event or circumstance that I have experienced in a work place...


Proxemics

Proxemics is the learning of quantifiable distances between people as they relate to each other. It is also the communal distance between people and the connection with bodily distance amid...


Prostitution in Rhode Island

Prostitution has been present in most communities for years. Many cities have upheld prostitution as illegal, and anyone found participating in this vice is liable to prosecution. Rhode Island is...


Violence in Sport

The acceptance of body contact and borderline violence appears to support the idea that sports is the area in which moral standards and ethics are suspended, this in itself reveals...


Visualizing Domestic Violence

Domestic violence refers to the abuse of one partner by the other in an intimate relationship like cohabiting or a marriage. I decided to discuss this topic because it has...


Pornography

The number of young people accessing pornography through the internet has continued to increase. Sociologists have found out that the incident of unintentional exposure to porn has risen by 26%...


Choosing a Marriage Partner and Challenges of Marriage

Marriage is one of the most important life decisions that one makes. Marriage is a lifetime commitment that affects all aspects of the life of the individual. Therefore, one should...


U.S. posts 19th straight monthly budget deficit

"Brought to the world with heavy debts round their necks" - that is the exact descriptions that fits the status of our children today. The Federal government has gone on...


Personal Identity

The definition of personal identity has been quite problematic, especially to social scientists. Generally, identity refers to various distinct characteristics that a person possesses or shared by members of a...


The Sociological Concept of Gender

Gender is a social term that denotes the behaviour of man in the society. It is also a sex-role conduct that defines the relationship of a person with other people,...


Evolution of Female Sexuality

The concept of female sexuality has been a near clandestine one that was rarely given the attention it deserves. It is imperative to acknowledge that this subject has been very...


National Security

National security is defined as the requirement to preserve the state's survival through the use of political, military, and economic power and the practice of diplomacy. This concept developed predominately...


Marriage

Looking at marriage as one of the themes highlighted in One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni, one can compare and differentiate the pattern of marriage between the two cultures. India...


Marriage and Family News

Martin's life was more secured despite that fact that it was during the depression era. His family was the so-called religious group of individuals. They were a bunch of preachers...


The Bearing of Sociological Theory

The overall themes of the articles were: The crime report; the study in the new trend in deviant behaviours in society across the two genders. The articles are exploring the...


The Baby Boomer

The baby boomer by definition would refer to a person who was born immediately after the second world war. This was due to the disastrous effects of the second world...


The Availability of Guns to the Criminals

Part 1A: The idea of abolishing gun laws and regulations will impact positively in terms of the access of firearms by criminals. This is to mean that the hustle in...


Lynching and Internment: Where is the End?

In spite of the fact that modern society tends to be humanistic and professes Christian law and philosophy, the XXth century had experienced cruel and brutal policy of oppression and...


The Affect of Social Security in the United States

Introduction The social welfare in the United States has been shaped by tradition and by the changes in economic and social development. The United States has transitioned from an agriculture-based...


Texting May Be Taking Its Toll

Introduction According to the author Hafner (2009), in an article published on a daily press New York Times; Texting May Be Taking a Toll, makes use of the rhetoric art...


Teen pregnancy effect on society

Introduction Teen pregnancy and birth has become one of the greatest concerns that affect most societies and the nation in general both economically and socially. There is need to look...


Sula, Part One

The story, Sula, Part One, gives a detailed account of how people in the society develop personalities. Some develop traits imparted or imposed to them by their parents or guardians....


Symbolic Interactionism

Essentially, Symbolic Interactionism is crucial of important perspective in sociology that underlines the importance of subtle aspects of social interaction. Symbolic Interactionism derives from American pragmatism especially the works of...


Supporting Aging Parents

Men lie. Friends betray. Still, there are people who are always ready to support you and lend you a helping hand, who take you just the way you are no...


Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an ethical, deliberate set of actions and activities which are normally geared to make an impact on the business or company's activities. Corporate social responsibility...


Social Risk Factors in Life

Education Education is the key to life, so they say! However, this seems quite elusive with regards to my personal life. Until recently, my life had been based on strong...


Sport Sociology

Sport form one of the most complex social institutions in the United States of America, and indeed, the world. Sociology of sports/sports sociology refers to a sub-discipline of Sociology and...


Childhood Development

Large groups of researchers understand the information processing theory in different ways, but almost all of them agree on the fact that thinking itself is information processing (Siegler, 1991). Instead...


Social Security

In 1935, Franklin Roosevelt struck a deal of recovering the economy and welfare of the United States of America. He created a method of spreading the wealth of the United...


Socio-Ecological Approach

Research shows that positive outcomes are not automatic and stringent programs need to be developed to realize them. Without these programs child obesity will continue to rise. There are also...


Sociology of Occupation

Question # 1 Occupation is a form of stratification because through the skills one can be able to secure a form of employment which differs from one another. It becomes...


Sociology of Mass Media

Introduction Mass media simply entails communication. This communication can be spoken, written or broadcasted. This simply means that the mass media is a hugely valuable attribute and force in the...


Sociological Deviance

Concept of Deviance Deviance refers to the conducts or actions that violate social norms and are generally of adequate severity to necessitate disapproval from a majority of people in the...


Sociological Imagination

Beneath the eye of the mind on the surface, sociology deals with social interaction study at a diversied level (Carl 123). It also deals with human behavior and society study;...


Sociology

Sociology is a subject that affects the working of society. In studying sociology one understands the major dynamics of society and contributes to a positive change in the lives of...


Social Problem about Homeschool

Homeschooling, also known as home education refers to teaching of children at home as opposed to the formal classroom setting in private or public schools (Blumenfeld, 1999). The education is...


Social Media and the Arab Spring

In 2011, the world witnessed unprecedented events that unfolded in the Middle East and North Africa that resulted to the overthrowing of the despotic Arab regimes. From the toppling of...


Social Life

There are so many metaphysical questions revolving around man's sexual life. This is because it is very complex. Many scientists have come up with explanations on various issues such as...


Social Learning Theory

Derived from Albert Bandura's work, the social learning theory states that people usually learn within a social context and that this is facilitated through certain concepts, for instance, modeling and...


Social Trends and Public Administration

Introduction A social trend is any form of behavior that may develop within a large population. The people involved follow the trend collectively for a considerable time span. This is...


Single Parents and Deliquency

Parents play an important role in a child's development. According to Jennifer Morse, children from single-parent families are more likely to commit crimes than their counterparts from two-parent families. With...


Social Classes and Ethnic Groups

An ethnic group comprises of a collection of people who share a joint culture. This entails aspects such as common language, norms, customs and practices, and history. Similarly, a social...


Social Cognitive Views of Learning

Introduction Social Cognitive theory is based on the ideas that people learn by observing the patterns of behavior of other people. According to Bandura (1986), Behaviorism is based on the...


Social Contract

One central idea about "society" is that it cannot possibly be based on a plan, nor can it be founded on a social contract. Hence, the nexus of social integration...


Social Anxiety Disorder in Women

Anxiety disorders are a common phenomenon among human beings. They are considered very disabling in nature. For instance, in the United States, it is noted that such disorder affects one...


Sex and Gender Roles

Introduction Sex and gender comprise of two distinct topics. The definition of sex is provided as the characteristics, which distinguish humans as male or female. Arguably, these biological differences are...


Sexual Harassment & Labor Practices

Introduction This paper analyses the case of sexual harassment filled by Equal Employment Opportunities against the 1995 Auto corp., where the male supervisor working on visa repeated sexually harasses. The...


International Conflicts

According to Mao Tse Tung, guerilla warfare is a powerful social revolutionary struggle between an oppressor with an army, troops and equipments and the oppressed after the latter has reached...


Effects of Racism on Healthcare

Racism traverses almost all spheres of life (Field, 2007). It threatens the prosperity of humankind from various angles. Healthcare, particularly in the US, is under great threat from this vice...


Same-Sex Marriage

Today, it is extremely difficult to distinguish who is the modern man of the new generation, and how he or she should act. As far as the society is diverse...


What Keeps the Society Together?

Social order, cohesion, and solidarity are terms used in sociology to demonstrate the spirit of togetherness in a given social setting. Togetherness in a social setting (society) is an important...


What are the Effects of Divorce on Society Today

The number of divorce rates in the United States has peaked, but the number of couples divorcing is still significant as compared to those who have successful marriages. Over years,...


Resistance to Social Change Issues

The history of many civilizations is filled with social changes brought by time, let it be in a drastic form in the face of a revolution that causes a massacre...


Resistance to Social Change

Social change occurs with time, let it be in a drastic form in the face of a revolution that causes a massacre and then ends in bliss for many or...


Use of Young Adult Fiction in American Colleges

Young adult literature is aimed at providing information to young adults and adolescents. The Young Adult Library Services is an organization that defines a young adult as any person between...


Unemployment in UK

Introduction Unemployment is defined as a situation in which a person or people are willing to work but cannot find work in the job market. It remains one of the...


United States of America’s Priority Areas

Being a major global power and arguably the most influential country in the whole world, the United States of America should take a more active role in support of universal...


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