American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide, 6th Edition

D5

Please answer any 2 of the following questions: 1. Please discuss whether your findings on the YouTube videos and ads support or detract from arguments made in the Chapter 7 text section ‘Imitation of Violence’. 2. *For the social comparison on social media article, compare rumination to self reflection, discuss which is better for identity …

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Rebuttal

INITIAL ANSWER:One of the standard steps in producing a scientifically verifiable research study is to conduct a review of the existing literature.  However, as we debated in the first Discussion, authority and documentation are sources of knowledge that may have their weaknesses.  Written treatises are not infallible and may lack the empiricism and objectivity of …

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Comprehensive Essay

You should answer one question from Group A and one question from Group B. You are free to use any outside sources you wish for this exam; however, you must properly cite your sources according to American Sociological Association (ASA) style guidelines. You should also provide a reference section that includes all works cited in …

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Naomi Klein

What are your thoughts about Naomi Klein’s analysis of capitalism and its impact on society and the environment? How do you think her ideas about capitalism and about the ability of people to affect social change compare to some of the theorists we have studied this semester? NOTES:Social theory purists might ask why I included …

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Putting It All Together

Respond to the following discussion prompts What items in the sociological tool kit might prove especially useful in conducting a needs assessment for a school? Discuss the difference between program evaluations that measure progress against goals and those that measure capacity development. Which type do you think is most needed for the schools in your …

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Lets Talk Theory

How do sociologists use theory? And what do you think about Lieberson’s ideas about the use of evidence in testing sociological theory? Notes for answering the questions:Einstein, Renoir, and Greeley: Some Thoughts about Evidence in Sociology: 1991 Presidential Address (UPLOAD) BARKING UP THE WRONG BRANCH: ScientificAlternatives to the Current Model of sociological Science (UPLOAD) Chapter …

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Sociological Practice

Questi9on(s): Respond to one of the following discussion prompts.What are your thoughts on the tools of sociology (perspective, theories, concepts, methods) and their impact on sociological practice? Discuss the applied sociological enterprise in the information age and the role played by applied sociologists and basic researchers. Answering Material: https://plato.stanford.edu/index.html Applied Sociology in an Information AgeMost …

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Max Weber part 1

Questi9on(s):So, what are your reactions to Max Weber? Any concepts that resonate with you? Any that seem way off base? Answering Material:https://prezi.com/ubbdczh9sjzq/copy-of-max-weber/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy Macfarlane on Max Weber:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNC3Ur2Uc6A&feature=youtu.be Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/weber/ Reference(s):Edles, Laura Desfor, and Scott Appelrouth. 2010. Sociological Theory in the Classical Era. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press. Grenfell, Michael James (ed). 2012. Pierre …

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