Socf | Social Science homework help


Chapter 1

1. The 3 major sociological theories are functionalism, conflict, and symbolic interactionism. Compare the three mentioning how they differ from one another using specific examples.

2. According to C. Wright Mills, what is the “sociological imagination” and why is understanding that important in sociology?

Chapter 2

3. How is poverty measured? Why are poverty statistics misleading? What are at least 3 consequences of growing up in poverty?

4. How do the 3 major sociological theories explain poverty?

Chapter 3

5. Why do social scientists today consider “race” a social construct and tend to consider “race” more of a social category than a biological one?

6. What is the difference between individual and institutional discrimination and give 2 examples of each?

Chapter 4

7. What is the difference between “sex” and “gender” and what does “socialization” have to do with how we understand gender in our culture?

8. How do “women of color” experience inequality differently than “white women?”

Chapter 5

9. How does “heterosexism” contribute as a significant source of increasing “inequality?”

10. In a 2010 article, what did Biblarz and Stacey find in their study of children of same-sex couples and heterosexual couples?

Chapter 6

11. Think about an older person whom you know. To what extent has this person experienced psychological aging? To what extent has this person experienced social aging?

Chapter 7

12. Do you agree that binge drinking is a problem that campuses should address, or do you think that it’s a relatively harmless activity that lets students have some fun? Explain your answer.

Chapter 8

13. If we say that males commit more crime than females, does that imply that we are prejudiced against males? Why or why not?

Chapter 9

14. Of the five strategies outlined in the text to reduce crime, which one strategy do you think would be most effective if it were implemented with adequate funding? Explain your answer.

Chapter 10

15. The text notes that most people eventually marry. In view of the fact that so many marriages end in divorce, why do you think that so many people continue to marry?

Chapter 11

16. Review how the functionalist, conflict, and symbolic interactionist perspectives understand and explain education. Which of these three approaches do you most prefer? Why?

Chapter 12

17. Which of the three major sociological approaches to understanding work and the economy do you most prefer? Why?

Chapter 13

18. Use conflict theory to understand health and health care? Explain your answer.

Chapter 14

19. Americans often seem to blame city residents for many of the problems affecting US cities today, including low academic achievement and rundown conditions in city schools and crime in the streets. Do you think it is fair to blame city residents for these problems, or are there other reasons for them? Explain your answer.

Chapter 15

20. How much of the environmental racism that exists do you think is intentional? Explain your answer. 

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more

Order your essay today and save 15% with the discount code GRADUATE