Addressing Needs of the Elderly Work with the elderly is multifaceted and becomi

Addressing Needs of the Elderly Work with the elderly is multifaceted and becoming increasingly important as our aging population increases. Middle-aged adults are finding themselves with difficult decisions related to caring for elderly members of their families often with the added burdens of health and mobility limitations. In addition communities face questions regarding how to… Continue reading Addressing Needs of the Elderly
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Activity Instructions: Rape jokes are not jokes. Woman-hating jokes are not jok

Activity Instructions: Rape jokes are not jokes. Woman-hating jokes are not jokes. These guys are telling you what they think. When you laugh along to get their approval you are giving them yours- Thomas Miller Meet the Predators Part One One of our societys most interesting cultural artifacts can be found in what we collectively… Continue reading Activity Instructions:
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Activity Instructions: Part One Family is our first and most enduring social ins

Activity Instructions: Part One Family is our first and most enduring social institution. It is the one we have the most interaction with and throughout every stage of life. Family is where we first begin to learn gender and the roles and expectations. Gendered expectations and divisions of labor in the household also significantly impact… Continue reading Activity Instructions:
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Activity #1 Understanding Sociological Theory & the Sociological Imagination Lea

Activity #1 Understanding Sociological Theory & the Sociological Imagination Learning Objectives: At the end of this activity students should be able to: Explain the foundations of sociology and its importance as an academic discipline. Summarize and explain the most important aspects of the three major theoretical perspectives in sociology. Explain the importance of the sociological… Continue reading Activity #1
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Action research by its very nature is participatory and should allow all interes

Action research by its very nature is participatory and should allow all interested parties to participate in voicing their opinions concerns or ideas. Survey creation is often an attractive method by which to collect information from groups of people (though it is not the only method). Since action research is often less formalized than other… Continue reading Action research by its very nature is participatory and should allow all interes

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According to the Council on Social Work Education, Competency 5: Engage in Polic

According to the Council on Social Work Education Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice: Social workers understand that human rights and social justice as well as social welfare and services are mediated by policy and its implementation at the federal state and local levels. Social workers understand the history and current structures of social policies… Continue reading According to the Council on Social Work Education, Competency 5: Engage in Polic

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According to Du Bois, one of the ways cultural oppression works is by excluding

According to Du Bois one of the ways cultural oppression works is by excluding the voices and contributions of a specific group in the history of a society. The Anti-Defamation League has a group exercise called name five. The challenge is to name five prominent individuals in each category: Americans; male Americans; female Americans; African… Continue reading According to Du Bois, one of the ways cultural oppression works is by excluding

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According to Blumer, how should we approach studying society? Please complete th

According to Blumer how should we approach studying society? Please complete this weeks memo based on your reading of Society as Symbolic Action. You may choose a reading of your choice from a different week for the comparison portion of the memo. Your memo should use the QCCQ format. QCCQ refers to quotation concept comparison… Continue reading According to Blumer, how should we approach studying society? Please complete th

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