By: Jean Sumner
The Importance of Cross-cultural Research in Child DevelopmentAs inhabitants of Western culture, we tend to assume that the way we develop from infancy to adulthood is exactly the same, or universal, everywhere else in the world. We may even assume that we all define the...
By: Jessica Fernquist
"The Persistence of Polygamy" and "Gay and Lesbian Marriage" The articles "The Persistence of Polygamy" and "Gay and Lesbian Marriage" both display two controversial points of view on highly debated topics. Polygamy is illegal, yet still practiced by a minority. Homosexual marriage is being approved...
By: Carlton Scott
Some cultural groups are shaped by a shared background and experience, such as birthplace-related cultural groups. Other groups emerge or develop because the members share a distinct or unusual commonality. A cultural group is a group held together by shared ideas, emotions, attitudes and values...
By: Carlton Scott
In Australian society there are many different strategies used to prevent crime. Some methods of crime control are obvious, such as having laws, police, the court system and media publicity about what crime is and what the punishment is for perpetrating crime. There are also...
By: Carlton Scott
Sociological theories are descriptions of how society functions or models of how a society could function. Two sociological theories used to explain how the structure of society influences behaviour are Conflict Theory and Functionalism. CONFLICT THEORY The original conflict theorist was Karl Marx. He wrote...
By: Nixidwell
Imagine 100 children in an elementary school Christmas program. The whole town of proud mothers and fathers gather to hear them sing and act out the merry songs. Each song is preformed flawlessly, only adding to the joy of the Christmas season. Suddenly there is...
By: Matthew Garner
From the first time primitive man watched the winter months slowly devour the daylight, we have lived with a certain inexplicable fear of the unknown in our everyday lives. From the depths of this fear and the shadows of our own misgivings sprang the solace...
By: Corey Gregory
The Sociological Perspective If there were no need for anyone to develop and use the sociological perspective then we shouldn't be on this planet. The sociological perspective is known as sociology which means the systematic study of human society. Peter Berger described the sociological perspective...
By: Anne StClair
Have you ever fantasised about living in an underwater city? Well, Project Atlantica may soon give you a chance to do just that.Project Atlantica is the first project that aims to establish a permanent human settlement on the sea bed. This will not be...
By: brilliq
In April of 2004, social psychologist Robert Levine of Fresno State distributed a questionnaire to a group of homeless/drug dependent people in Fresno, California. Among the questions Levine asked were two that are of particular interest. The first question: DO YOU WANT TO REMAIN...

 

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