Sociology

Influence of Stratification on People’s Lives

It is hard to disagree that humanity has always been divided into different groups based on various characteristics. If previously these groups were mostly tribes, with the development of society and the emergence of new distinctive qualities, people can now belong to several groups at once. The way a person...

Increasing Social Conflict in America in the 1920s

Even though the 1920s, well-known as the Roaring Twenties, were a period of prosperity in America, this decade was also a time of increasing social conflict. While the country was establishing the highest standard of living in the world with a low level of unemployment and the improvement of various...

Loss, Trauma, and Human Resilience

Many people are exposed to numerous traumatic events throughout their lifespan. Some groups cannot cope with disturbing events (death of friends or relatives, diseases, etc.), but others demonstrate resilience and a quick recovery process. Resilience characterizes the measure of a person’s ability to withstand a stressful situation, maintaining internal balance...

The Importance of Education for Citizens in Developing Societies

Education is the evaluating element performing as the enlightening force stimulating people not to get into a trap of choosing false visions and destructive individual behavioral patterns to follow in their decision-making process. A well-organized education process and complete education make individuals accept the world the way it is. A...

Forms Domestic Violence in the USA and Other Cultures

Introduction Family and other forms of violence have become a menace globally, with statistics revealing an increase annually, especially in the United States. The rampant cases continue to affect both men and women worldwide and are variable based on different cultures. Domestic violence manipulates itself through various significant areas such...

Immigration and its Consequences

Introduction Immigration is becoming one of the exciting events in a person’s life. At the same time, it carries the positive aspects that an immigrant expects and several difficulties that not everyone knows about in advance. Because of this, many immigrants can have a negative experience. Simultaneously, observing the behavior...

Complex Individuals or How to Improve Daily Routines

Today, people are obsessed with changes due to a variety of reasons like the achievement of the best outcomes, competitive advantage, personal success, satisfaction, or money. Each step needs to be organized as per three main principles: past experience, current knowledge, and future perspectives. However, despite the already obtained maturity,...

What the Duhem-Quine Thesis Is, and Why It Matters?

The Duhem-Quine thesis, also called the underdetermination proposition, is a popular philosophy and sociology of science assertion. The epistemic challenge arising from it is not limited to the scientific context. Rather, it remains readily perceptible in classical skeptical knowledge attacks. For example, Rene Descartes famously undertook to disprove his knowledge...

Free Speech on Social Media Argumentation

Social media networks are powerful channels for users’ insights, thoughts, and ideas to spread rapidly and effortlessly. Alkiviadou (2018) emphasizes that borderless communication is facilitated by social networks, allowing political, intellectual, cultural, and creative engagement and input of daily news and increased awareness of human rights breaches. At the same...

Impact of Narratives on Mediating the World

Narratives are present in all aspects of life, and they have always had the power to transmit a wide range of emotions and feelings, from excitement and inspiration to rage and frustration. These emotions can be used to encourage people to take certain actions or, on the contrary, to make...

“The Souls of Black Folk” by Du Bois Review

At the turn of the 19th – 20th centuries, the expansion of national consciousness began to occur, and the formation of Native American and African-American literature began. Young African-American writers raised the question, not of the complex life of slaves, as was customary in literature before. It was the question...

Male and Female Sexual Scripts

Introduction The differences between genders have been discussed in terms of numerous cultural aspects. The existing gender inequality, a pay gap, harassment, and the promotion of specific behavioral patterns and even appearance are only some of the areas that have been in the lenses of researchers’ attention (Rossetto and Tollison...

Illegal Migration and Its Negative Consequences

The United States of America is one of the most attractive countries for immigrants for many reasons: Most people believe that the United States is the place where they can fulfill their dream. The US has a well-developed system of social assistance and protection. There are various tools aimed at...

Integrity Concept Overview

According to the dictionary definition, integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles (Webster, 2020). For instance, ‘A lady of complete integrity is one who is honorable. The word is similar to honor, uprightness, purity, and rectitude. Merriam Webster in her definition referred to integrity as...

Relapsing From Alcohol or Drugs

When a person, who stopped using alcohol or drugs, slips because of feeling bad, it is called a relapse. After the periods of sobriety, relapses occur with many people, and it is considered to be normal. Trying to quit drug or alcohol addiction looks like an attempt to follow a...

Human Rights Code and Disability Legislation in Ontario

Introduction People with disabilities are a vulnerable population that has historically and, to some extent, in modern times, been a target of negative consequences and experiences due to ableism. Ableism can be defined as attitudes that seek to devalue or discriminate against persons with disabilities because of a belief system...

Marx’s and Bourdieu’s Theories of Class and Power

Human relationships are never superficial, and many theorists develop their statements to understand society, power, and classes. People take specific positions, use available resources, and follow the established norms. In the middle of the 19th century, Karl Marx, together with Friedrich Engels, developed political and economic thoughts about class hierarchies....

Functionalists and Conflict Theorists

Social inequality has always been a controversial issue, so the opinions on it vary. Functionalists say that the presence of the rich and the poor is the way to organize society and help it survive. However, conflict theorists consider it the bone of contention for the society causing discrimination. For...

Adverse Effects of Marijuana and Cocaine Consumption

Introduction Drug use has always been a legitimate public concern. Several decades ago, it was believed that the use of cocaine was generally safe, as it is not addictive, unlike opioids and heroin. However, more recent studies have confirmed that this drug has adverse effects on health, such as deformations...

Creative Performance and Personality Traits

Introduction Human beings can apply their creativity and ideas in a wide range of fields and domains. Practitioners, artists, leaders, and researchers have been focusing on creative performance and some of the elements associated with it. Specifically, much attention has been devoted to personality traits and values since they have...

Coronavirus Pandemic: Conspiracy Theories and Theorists

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has given rise to many conspiracy theories. Some people believe that the virus was engineered in a laboratory and unleashed to decimate the population. Others maintain that the pandemic was caused by 5G signals that pollute the airwaves. Scientists have debunked these myths, yet many individuals...

Addiction Counselling Competencies

Integration of services refers to a single process in which multiple benefits and amenities, often provided by various agencies, are tailored to meet each child’s needs and build their strengths. This practice usually follows a child-and-family capacity-based approach to building a service plan (Technical Assistance Publication Series (TAP), 2017). Coordinating...

Women’s Involvement in Sports

The involvement of women in sports is an important issue that is widely discussed today at different levels and within different disciplines. It is especially crucial considering the fact that throughout the whole human history, until recently, sports were associated exclusively with men. Naturally, the way the media, such as...

National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics

Ethics form an indispensable part of social work, as this field suggests direct involvement with people and their sensitive issues. While each professional is expected to seek a high level of discretion, a set of specific guidelines can be a helpful instrument in attaining this goal. The National Association of...

The Drug Epidemic in Richmond City

Richmond city officials and local representatives should address the drug epidemic and the need for affordable rehabilitation centers as the overdose and substance-related issues continue to rise. Drug-induced violence and the repercussions of sustained substance use are a major concern for the government as well as scientific institutions. Bondurant et...

Corporate Sponsorship and LGBTQ+

As LGBTQ+ movements started gaining more visibility in the social and political arena, an increasing number of organizations expressed their intentions to support those minority groups. For instance, Passy (2017) states that in 2017 New York City Pride had “61 corporate sponsors, 13 promotional partners, and 31 media sponsors”. However,...

Did Slavery Create Race or Did Race Create Slavery in British America?

British America was built with the help of such social institutions as slavery. As we know, the slaves were members of Africa’s Indian and dark-skinned populations. It is important to note that this was due to the economic factor and the benefits Europeans derived from purchasing Africans. Based on this...

Legalisation or Prohibition of Cannabis: Benefits and Challenges

Introduction Cannabis legalization is probably one of the most commonly discussed vague topics around the globe. The government of each country introduces reasons to support this process and, at the same time, shares concerns to challenge this idea. People believe that the medical worth of this psychoactive drug has to...

“Strengths-Based Social Work Assessment” by Graybeal

Main Ideas of the Article This article covered the process of evaluating social work. In professional education, social workers often face contradictions in knowledge bases and worldviews. The current structure of traditional assessment forms is often dictated by the requirements of government regulations and the practice of insurance compensation. However,...

Education in Pakistan: Personal View

In Pakistan, the level of education is one of the lowest in the world. Girls do not have wide access to education due to a range of social and economic reasons. This problem is especially grave in the northern regions of the country such as Balochistan. Pakistan government does not...

Analysis of an Ethical Issue Using the Method of 7 Steps

Introduction In the modern world, many ethical issues occur related to almost all the areas of human activity, causing people around the world to question themselves regarding how they are supposed to treat others. People confront such issues on a daily basis, and when that happens, they have to make...

Guardianship Ethics: Case Study

The case study illustrates a lifeline of a young lady by the name of Veronica, who is a 13-year-old lady but already a heterosexual and Hispanic. Her parents parted ways while she was still young, and she was left with her mother to raise her. Her exposure began when her...

Reflective Essay on Social Work Skills

Explaining Confidentiality From my interview video recording, I effectively explained the concept of confidentiality to the client, what it encompasses, and its limitations. It is among the critical pillars of social work, which forms the foundation of a successful therapeutic relationship where highly sensitive, personal, and intimate emotions, thoughts, and...

Milgram’s Experiment and Related Unethical Issues

The experiment conducted by Milgram was associated with several issues that were considered unethical. The purpose of the experiment was to measure the level of obedience to the authority of an average person (Cave & Holm, 2003). The experiment included three people: the researcher, a participant, and an assistant of...

Social Change in America and the World

The modern world has undergone changes in various aspects of human life: social, political, and economic. Social life cuts through education, religion, entertainment, fashion, drugs, to mention a few. In the United States of America, the Department of Justice has taken serious steps in ensuring justice for all races. The...

Privilege and Oppression in Modern Society

Privilege and oppression negatively affect people’s social culture and mental health. Today, the authorities make multiple efforts to eliminate this problem since society strives for consciousness. It means transparency in the relationship between effort and reward, regardless of other factors. However, the problem has been forming for many years; therefore,...

Interventions to Facilitate Communication in Autism

Autism is a disability that affects the way in which the child expresses himself or herself. Children who have this disease find it difficult to express themselves orally. They have a heavy tongue and they are unable to pronounce some words clearly. It also slows their speech pattern such that...

The “Arab Virgin” and the “American Whore”

The essay by Naber describes how the females, whose stories are examined in it, can be qualified in accordance with two opposing categories. Those are “Arab virgin” associated with the traditional culture-specific values and “American whore” characterized as “culture-degenerate, morally bankrupt” (Naber 87). Nevertheless, the author emphasizes that the categories...

“How to Survive the Age of Distraction” Article by Johann Hari

Why do people still need physical books in the modern world? Do books provide something that is not found in the digital world? In his article called How to Survived the Age of Destruction, Johann Hari argues that reading a book is crucial for human beings as it provides deep...

Indian Youth Demonstrating Against Racism

Peaceful coexistence is portrayed when individuals from different parts of the world come together to stay within a given geographic location. The increase in numbers of immigrants and non-native citizens within the American communities has brought about a rise in the cases of racism in the United States of America....

The Industrial Use and Industrial Violence Toward Animals

Gallo, Carmen, et al.. “Main Factors Affecting Animal Welfare and Meat Quality in Lambs for Slaughter in Chile.” Animals, vol. 8, no. 10, 2018, pp. 1-20. The article focuses on the factors affecting the welfare of animals for production in Chile. The authors examine the entire production process that lambs...

Increasing Poverty and Its Consequences

Poverty remains a global issue known to undermine the efforts to safeguard the sustainability of the population. Global poverty has taken enormous strides in the world. Over 1.2 billion individuals have emerged from extreme poverty since 1990. Presently, 9.2 percent of the global population survives at or below $1.90 daily,...

Rhetoric: Bill Clinton Ad for Barack Obama

Rhetoric is defined as using all forms of language, either through writing, speech, or visual representations, to persuade audiences. Bill Clinton is one of the most open-minded and debatable politicians on the American political scene. Adored by the democrats through his ideological principles while loathed by the firm republicans, Clinton...