Academic journals are periodicals that are published on a regular basis and therefore contain the latest findings in specific fields. Academic journals generally contain two types of articles:Literature reviews provide an overview of the findings of research on a specific topic. They are secondary information sources because they report on the work of other people.Research articles report on the original research conducted by the author(s) of the article. Research articles are primary information sources that report on the original work of the authors. Authors will provide a description of the research questions that were being asked in the study (sometimes in the form of specific hypotheses), the sample and method used to gather data, the method of data analysis, and the findings and conclusions of the study. For this assignment…
For your research proposal, you will need to choose a substantive area from which to narrow your interests in to a cohesive research question. These areas are very wide and will require you to condense your interests to a specific topic/question. You may choose from the following:Aging in the FamilyDisability in the FamilyGender Roles and WorkParenting or Parent-Child RelationshipsImpact of Socioeconomic Status on (pick one): Parenting Children Marriage Impacts of Rapid Social Change on Family and Relationships (think digital technology, medical advances such as precision medicine and genetic testing, or other kinds of fast-paced technology that is impacting the family)First Generation Immigrant Families (Undocumented or Documented)Foster or Adoptive FamiliesNonTraditional Families (families that vary from the "SNAF" - think LGBTQ, childfree, grandparent families, multi-species families)Governmental Policy…
Why do you think voluntary associations seem to flourish in America? What is it about American society and/or the American people that most accounts for the proliferation of voluntary associations in the United States? What functions do voluntary associations serve, and what can and/or should the U.S. government do, if anything, to help voluntary associations? If you feel the U.S. government should assist voluntary associations, should it assist all voluntary associations or just some? If only some, which ones, and why?
The purpose of this paper is to examine a key topic related to Canadian society. You should select a topic of interest to you that is relevant to Canadian society, do a literature review on that topic, and conduct first-hand research to test a specific research question about this issue. EXAMPLES OF POSSIBLE TOPICS The topic must be Canada-focused1. How are Canadian athletes represented in the Olympics?2. Immigration you could pick a particular group and consider their history and how they are represented in blogs the media etc. How are immigrant service organizations thinking about Indigenous-newcomer relations?3. Education: what is taught or not taught in the Canadian education system, Example: How are women represented in social studies textbooks?4. Indigenous resistance and renewal via art, artists, sport, or businesses5. The history,…
1. For this exercise, include how the four stages of dominance structuring played a role in your feeling locked into a decision that you regretted. 2. What critical thinking skills should you have employed to prevent being locked into a decision? Include this response when addressing the question what could you have done differently?
Research ProductCreate an Infographic that ...Summarize the examples in both articlesHow does these examples conisder the potential roles of nature vs. nurture in socialization?What agents of socialization are relevant to the articles?Both articles were published about 10 years apart and by differently positioned authors? What differences do you notice in how the idea of raising genderless children are presented?
This summer, ESPN aired a high school football game featuring a team called "Bishop Sycamore." After a blowout loss, concerned journalists investigated the school, only to discover that it was, to everyone's surprise, effectively a fake institution. For details on this bizarre story, see this article (as well as others, if you like): https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/sep/03/espn-bishop-sycamore-fake-high-school-allegation-football-img-academyYour discussion question for this week is this: What social problems underlie this story? How does sociology help us understand how this team came to be, how it persisted, how it came to play a game on live television, and the public outcry following investigation into the institution?
InstructionsThis module's class toolbox discussion will be a bit different than the previous toolbox discussions. Respond to the prompts below.Consider how macro-practice social work is relevant to addressing current issues in our social environment. Identify an issue and which social work skills and approaches that will best lend themselves to attending to this issue.Incorporate the way three of the following skills could be useful to developing solutions or ways to mitigate the issue you have identified.Coalition BuildingCollaboratingMediatingNegotiatingTeam BuildingAdvocatingShulman, L. (2016). The skills of helping individuals, families, groups and communities. (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.Chapter 16: Social Work in the Community
Background of the Social Problem and Client Population that relates to your research question Discuss the prevalence and magnitude of the problem (e.g., the number and demographic characteristics of the people affected, the prevalence, and the impact) (e.g., social, economic, psychological effects).Discuss the significance of the problem (i.e., the importance of the problem or the consequences if problem persists). For this section you may use credible government and other internet sources in addition to peer-reviewed articles.