By: Krystle Hernandez
After World War II, many social, economic, and political changes began taking place in the United States, changing the dynamic of many social facets for generations to come. The inception of suburbs as we know them today began in the post-war era and particularly from...
By: E.D. Cameron
Suburban development in the United States contributed to rising access to homeownership among the middle class. It was also the harbinger of the automobile's impact on the built environment and real estate development. Furthermore, the suburbs changed American consciousness by establishing the predilection for detached...
By: Colette Georgii
The most compelling change that suburbs did to the United States was to leave abandonment and decay to the inner cities. The middle classes moved out to the suburbs leaving behind buildings that were already not up to par. New people bought the buildings and...
Gender identity: Family as the most important influence
By: Sapphire M. Brown
It is important to understand the difference between gender and sex. Sex is biologically determined by one reproductive organs. Gender, however, is socially constructed. It is the way in which one acts in relation to the societal expectations of their sex. Our gender identity is...
Stereotyping vs. sociological hypothesis: The difference
By: Adele Gregory
Because sociology studies groups and the effects of group inclusion (or exclusion) on individuals, it has to look at attitudes, attributes and behaviors that people have in common. If it focused entirely on personal uniqueness, the results would have little sociological meaning.I think, however...
By: Jacob Coburn
Social change, the process by which a certain society or culture evolves in response to a great stimuli. In the case of this study, it shall be natural disasters. Since they can not be fully controlled or stopped, they cause a great deal of social...
By: Angela S. Young
Is Racism really a matter of hypocrisy? In the sense in which racism is confused with prejudice, maybe. All of us are prejudiced against some things, whether we admit it or not. Racism however, is more than prejudice, it is prejudice that is acted upon...
By: Jack Roviere
Why are we the way we are? More importantly, why are we the way we are when dealing with others? How do people cluster together, and how can these clusters produce unintended side effects, deviance, and dysfunction? What are the institutions that are vital to...
By: Nouri Arif
The society in which we live has a complexity that makes simple definitions almost impossible. However, the idea of what exactly a criminal is ought to be easy enough to understand. Regardless of the severity of any criminal act the criminal has broken a...
By: T.C. Lawrence
If we want to reduce criminality, we must first understand why it happens. Laws are created, not to tell you what you can't do, but the punishment for breaking what Emile Durkheim called the "collective conscious" of society or the mechanical bonds. If someone violates...

 

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