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Functionalism / The Middle East Conflict : A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the conflict theory and functionalism and then applies them to an understanding of the sociological elements of the Middle East Conflict.
The paper agrees with Sikes' statement that the resolution to the problem does not come from parents/generations of gang members, but must come through societal intervention.
The United States and China have very different forms of social control, especially in regards to the settlement of land in another country, as China is settling Tibet.
An argument is made that capitalism -- is not truly courageous and that social concerns should take precedence, if we are to avoid "courageous" wars and revolutions caused by oppression and greed.
Many sociological theories behind poverty and its relationship to capitalism/nationalism are being debated in light of efforts by third world countries, including older theories, such as dependency, and newer theories based in theological, historiographical and entrepreneurial relationships to the sociological question.
Evaluates potential social impacts like the increase in crime and the creation of jobs and weighs positives against negatives to conclude that legalized gambling has an overall positive social impact.
It discusses the various causes of teen pregnancy; how it effects parents, children, and society in general; and offers statistics and possible solutions on how to bring about change.
The evolution of the programs from that time period until present is examined in this paper that touches on the unemployment situation, welfare reform, problems with social security and the need for a national health insurance plan.
Specifically discussed is the contribution of the feminist perspective in the understanding of society, and does it deserve a separate and distinct place in the study of sociology.
Why ? : An 8 page research paper examining public opinions about the impact of social integration and the social environment on political participation relevant to civil rights.
Conclusions show that allowing parents to raise their own children is most practical; this view is supported by Economist John Galbraith as well as the author of The Decent Society, Avishai Margalit.
After a brief description of the case, and a discussion on fourth amendment rights, the paper delves into sociological theories which focus on criminology, after an overview on deviance.
The two younger boys in the Rivers family, Lafayette and Pharoah were the impetus for Kotlowitz study, but his exploration into the rest of the family, the social interactions in the projects, and the social and cultural implications of this lifestyle is significant to the book as a whole.