Sociology

Bullying for Staff and Children

According to New & Cochran (2007) bullying is a deliberate act of hurting a minor by a more powerful individual or group of people. Though bullying is common among children, there are members of staff who have been victims of bullying. Forms of ...


Effects of Ethnocentrism

Ethnocentrism is a social word that refers to the tendency of societies to place their cultural practices at the core of issues. It is a practice in which a society compares its cultural practices with those of others and automatically finds other ...


How the Smartphone Technology Affects People’s Relationships

Technology has evolved rapidly over the past two decades thereby becoming an integral part of people's daily lives. Smartphones have served as one of the central technologies that have changed the entertainment, business and interpersonal ...


The Influence of Immigration on Canada's Population over the Past Two Decades

With regard to population, Canada is a medium-sized country, the population of which was 35 million in 2012. The country's population demonstrates the tendency of the steady growth largely due to the continuous flow of immigrants. In 2011, ...


Analysis of Self-Made Man: One Womans Year Disguised as a Man by Norah Vincent

Much has been said about gender and its negative influence on social interactions in recent years. The researches on gender inequality, however, focus on the status of women as a second-class gender for the most part. Norah Vincent, who has ...


Race and Ethnicity

The concepts of race and ethnicity are the most common ways of grouping people in the society. However, the two concepts apply different characteristics that are perceived to be shared by all people who belong to a definite group. This confusion ...


Social Inequality

Welfare reform, with the shift from AFDC to TANF, marked many changes in government assistance available for poor families. Describe the main differences between AFDC, the "old" welfare program, and TANF, the "new" welfare program. Then, use ...


Sociocultural Diversity

Socioeconomic status is normally measured in terms of the income of a given family, the level of education of parents, and a family's status in the society (Socioeconomic Status, n.d.). Families from high socioeconomic statuses normally possess ...


Sociological concepts (Society, Culture, and Health)

The Biomedical Model The biomedical model is a platform of defining diseases, which dates back to the middle of the nineteenth century. Its core elements include physical processes. The theory takes into account pathology, biochemistry, and ...