By: Elizabeth M Young
The philosophical origins of negativity or positivity concerning women go back to the earliest known major philosophers, Aristotle was of a very negative mind toward women, and claimed in detail that there were justifications for considering women as inferior to and the subject of man:...
What is Social Engineering?
By: L.B. Woodgate
Are our choices truly independent ones or are we the product of a social engineering that serves a consumer economy? Years ago, in an older strip, the cartoon character of “Momma” by Mell Lazarus was sitting in a comfortable chair in front of the...
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
The Role of Remote Sensing in Ethnohistorical Research In the last few decades archaeology has seen new technique and methods, especially in ethnohistorical research. Remote sensing techniques can offer a great deal in constructing new research methods and as such played an important part in...
How family roles have changed since the sixtiies
By: Adeyinka Olugbade
As a social unit consisting of kith and kin related folks, the family is by far the oldest human institution on earth. Its relevance in today’s world speaks volume of the rich endurance and innate survival intelligence with which it had outlived other forms...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Discounted utility is a term that describes the way in which people place more or less value on a reward. In discounted utility, time is the major element. Future or past reward is valued differently, and generally more, than the present or immediate reward. The...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Every ten years, the US Census Bureau conducts an exhaustive census of the American population. This collection of information is surprisingly very brief and includes only basic information about people and housing in the United States. But the Census bureau actually collects far more detailed...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Sigmund Freud discussed mob behavior as a process that is different from individual behavior. When in a crowd, people will behave differently than they would when alone. There is a joining of ways of thinking into a similar way of thinking for the individuals as...
Daily sociologist: The high school cafeteria
By: Brennan Kruszewski
It has been experienced by nearly everyone over the course of their schooling: the separation of the high school cafeteria experience. Social roles are very clearly defined in this unique environment. Although some may laugh at the portrayal of the stereotypical high school cafeteria seen...
Civil war in America: Could it happen again?
By: Matthew Fulton
The US Civil War was fought over 100 years ago over issues about state's rights and because of a fundamental difference in the societies of the North and South. It is quite clear that the United States faces several very similar problems today that are...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Where the Census leaves off, the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) steps in to provides the comprehensive and state of the art social science information that is needed to gauge the pulse of American society. Founded in 1941 as a component of the University of...

 

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