What is the essence of human nature? Please invoke the lecture material on Karl

What is the essence of human nature? Please invoke the lecture material on Karl Polanyi and exchange theory in your response. Both try to explain social interactions like reciprocity, but in very different ways. How are the theories different? Which theory do you believe is most correct? Are social relationships the same as economic relationships? […]

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The final paper integrates class readings (from all required sources), demonstra

The final paper integrates class readings (from all required sources), demonstrates analytical understanding of migration-related themes, and assesses immigration policies in terms of whether they advance social justice and human rights.   WEEKLY TOPICS 6–10: (a) How is family’s gender equity affected by migration and settlement experiences? What do the studies (Espiritu, Menjivar, Barajas & Ramirez…) find on whether […]

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Option 2:  Describe and analyze the process of socialization.  For this option,

Option 2:  Describe and analyze the process of socialization.  For this option, you will analyze the process of socialization in a fictional character.  Select a character in a book, a movie, or a television show (it should be a character that is central to the story).  First, provide a brief description of the selected character.  In your […]

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 we studied social stratification and how it influences what goes on in many soc

 we studied social stratification and how it influences what goes on in many social interactions among people. Imagine you are a sociologist who works for an elected official who has no background in sociology or a related field. You have been assigned the task of identifying an important example of social stratification that impacts the […]

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You can link this to Elias’ work or Goffman, but also to Bourdieu or ideas of ma

You can link this to Elias’ work or Goffman, but also to Bourdieu or ideas of masculinity/femininity (e.g. Butler or Connell).

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