Academic Papers on Issues In Sociology/Mixed

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5 pages in length. Money controls the United States entire cultural existence. This may be a rather bold statement, to be sure, but one that is founded in fact and reality. When one considers the fact that money is attached to each and every aspect of one's life, from food and shelter to ...

A 6 page paper discussing the very different spending patterns and attitudes of young Americans just starting out in the adult world and more 'settled,' thirty-something Americans. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

40 pages discussing from a feminist's viewpoint how changing social structures have brought about "the Feminization of poverty." Numerous case studies are backed-up by relevant statistical data to prove thesis. Bibliography lists 20+ sources.

A 5 page examination of the scientific, economic, and social aspects which affect the implementation of smoking policies in restaurants. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

5 pages in length. The writer analytically discusses the social environment and atmosphere in a typical Mc Donald's fast food restaurant. Qualitative research on social environments is included as well. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 5 page essay exploring specific sociological issues: social factors involved in learning; how social structure creates social order in a culture; how social structure and culture have changed over the last 50 years. Theories are offered in terms of learning as a social act. Social order is explained. Bibliography is included.

9 pages on biologically determined behaviors and the nature vs. nurture controversy. Writer finds that many of our more common behaviors do indeed find their roots in biology. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Using 3 relevant sources, this 5 page essay discusses how similar apes and humans are from a socio-psychological perspective. Author makes the argument that apes should be treated just as humanely as ourselves.

A 7 page paper defending the need for equality / equal treatment in society. The writer defines and explores various relevant issues and refutes opposing viewpoints. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 4 page argumentative essay examining the controversy surrounding pornography. The writer discusses the negativity and danger of porn and argues against it from a social (not moral) perspective. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper discussing divergent views of racism and colonialism based on the premises advanced by Charles Darwin in developing his theories of natural selection and the existence of 'the fittest.' Concentrating on the philosophies of Darwin, Josiah Strong and Adolf Hitler, the paper also examines the stance presented by several other authors, ...

A 15 page research paper on the reasons why African-Americans and Irish-Americans each have different, opposing views of Affirmative Action in the United States. The writer finds that their different backgrounds in this country (i.e. slavery vs. immigration) are the apparent reasons. Paper is pro-affirmative action -- Bibliography lists 12 comprehensive sources.

A 5 page opinion paper on the value of competition in life. The writer details arguments Kohn makes in his book "No Contest," and refutes them accordingly. Kohn feels that competition is an unavoidable evil and uses many examples to prove his point. No other sources cited.

The re-entry of adults as non traditional students into higher education has become linked to the changes in job descriptions, job availability, job demands, and the world-wide corporate-industrial culture. In this very detailed 16 page research paper, the writer explores how adult college education has become symbolic of job opportunity/qualification & improvement yet at the ...

Buying A Car

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page paper that considers the economic elements of purchasing a car. This paper evaluates things like: the use of the blue book, getting the best buy, differences between new and used cars, and the long-term implications of car buying. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Media Bias

  • 6 page paper

The subject is covered by focusing on a New York Times article published shortly after the Abner Louima incident in Brooklyn. This 6 page analysis suggests that, although this Haitian immigrant was brutalized, it was unfair for media to blame the police without adequately exploring the case. Other cases are mentioned in the discussion. Bibliography ...

Media Bias # 2

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper provides a discussion on the premise that media is biased. It concludes that although there is less objectivity in reporting today, there is not a particular slant as often charged. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Media Racial Bias

  • 9 page paper

9 pages in length. Given the power of the press, one would think that reporting the facts would be of utmost importance. However, the truth is often intermixed with fiction, opinion and downright bias when it comes to the media's interpretation of racial issues. The writer addresses racial bias within the media, ...

A 25 page research paper examining the question: "Does mass media affect the image of Christmas?" The writer traces the history of Santa Claus, examines the importance of Christmas shopping for retailers, reviews the types of media that affect the meaning and image of Christmas providing quotes from a number of sources, and reaches a ...

This 6 page paper takes a look at the effects the introduction of the personal computer has had on the entertainment industry. Also discussed is how computers are used as a form of entertainment. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

8 pages in length. Using information from a documented Household Expenditure Survey, this paper attempts to analyze,-- mostly from a socioeconomic perspective, why we eat the foods we do. (i.e., lower classes consume more junk food, etc;) Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Intention

  • 15 page paper

A 15 page paper discussing the possibility, and belief, that our intentions can affect society in one way or another. It is believed that by changing our own personal intentions, and by changing our thought patterns we can inadvertently alter society in general. While we do not have the power to alter or create synchronistic ...

An 10 page investigation into the impacts substance abuse has on the abuser and those around him or her. The writer essentially provides a research proposal that includes: hypothesis, explanation of variables, review of the literature, and proposed method for the study. The writer suggests that there are a number of events that can cause ...

An 11 page analytical discussion of early legislative policy and how it compares to the contemporary war on drugs. Especially useful to those studying policy & planning, sociology, and/or public administration. Bibliography lists 14+ sources.

6 pages in length. Although telethons have long been commended for their ability to raise money to help disabled persons, the writer of this paper argues that there also exists a number of reasons to criticize them as actually doing more harm than good. Labels such as "victim,"" cripple," and "wheelchair-bound" are demeaning. They invoke ...

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