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17 Sep 2022

Infringements of fundamental rights and freedoms

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Fundamental freedoms organize the collective consciousness, by strengthening the protection of individuals against threats related to the functioning of our contemporary societies and give the holders of these prerogatives a power of self-determination in their action and thought.

05 Sep 2022

White-collar crime in South Africa

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Sociology

White-collar crime is nonviolent crime that is committed by a person in order of financial gain. This specific type of crime is seen as nonviolent as people are not generally hurt in the process. Everything is more secretive and doesn't involve many people. The risks are seen as minimal and...

02 Sep 2022

Silicon Valley - Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky (2014-2019) - Gender and society

Text commentary - 1 pages - Sociology

Gender has been an essential research issue in social sciences, with the studies conducted on the impacts of gender on various aspects of human expression and perception as well as the investigations of career and societal implications of gender and possible underlying biases according to...

02 Sep 2022

The Lives of Campus Custodians - Peter Magolda (2016) - Lives and work conditions of invisible support staff in the university

Text commentary - 2 pages - Sociology

The Lives of Campus Custodians is a book written by Peter Mark Magolda, a person who describes himself as an "educational anthropologist." In his book, Magolda tries to bring out the lives and work conditions of certain support staff in the university who are on many occasions rendered...

24 Aug 2022

Speech on Violence Against Women

Speech - 2 pages - Sociology

Good afternoon. I am here to speak to you about violence against women. Violence against women is widespread across the whole world and is a major problem in the public health industry. Domestic violence is one of the most common acts of violence against women. Large amounts of domestic violence...

10 Aug 2022
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Stigma on mental illness

Dissertation - 24 pages - Sociology

When society labels someone as being less desirable than others, this amounts to being stigmatised. Stigma usually encompasses three fundamental aspects. The first aspect is ignorance or being deficient in knowledge regarding something or someone. The second element is prejudice or developing a...

25 Jul 2022

Multiculturalism and Indigenous Peoples

Course material - 2 pages - Sociology

Multiculturalism entails how a particular society handles cultural diversity. It assumes that members of different cultural groups can easily coexist peacefully in a given region. Multiculturalism expresses the fact that a community is enriched through respecting, encouraging, and preserving...

15 Jul 2022

What is television doing to us? - Jack Gould (1949) - The Impact of Television on Families in the 1950s

Text commentary - 3 pages - Sociology

The invention of television in the 1950s is no doubt one that brought a significant social change more so within the family context. In his introductory statement, Gould (1949) is concerned about the impact of television. He is keen to point out that at the time, the issue of the future of...

12 May 2022

Violence from a gender perspective and feminist perspectives in peacebuilding and conflict resolution

Case study - 8 pages - Sociology

There are 2 cases and concepts discussed in this document : a. Define and discuss the concept of the continuum of violence and illustrate how it is relevant in understanding violence from a gender perspective. Use an example of your choice. b. Present and discuss at least three major...

04 Jan 2022

The Origins and Practice of Participatory Rural Appraisal - Robert Chambers (1994)

Book review - 5 pages - Sociology

The new view of change observing before practical approach to the local community, results of surveys have been conducted to develop new methods for participatory analysis and may be appropriated by outsiders. Now, the question is how much potential these approaches and methods conduct for more...

27 Nov 2021

To what extent has women's empowerment evolved throughout the years?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

The word empowerment refers to the process of giving authority or power to someone. Empowerment allows repressed people or minorities to become stronger and independent and permits the claim of their rights. For one to be empowered, they must come from a position of disempowerment. What has...

27 Aug 2021
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Does technology play a role in making people feel more isolated?

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

When isolation can be defined as the lack or absence of quality and quantity of social contact, technology on its side is the application of the knowledge and usage of tools (such as machines) and techniques in order to control an environment. As it is very well known that social isolation can be...

06 May 2021
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The changing place of women in sport

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

The status of women in sport has always been debated. Often sidelined, they are also discriminated, which annoys sportswomen and offers little hope for future generations. Forty years after Billie Jean King's famous ‘Battle of the Sexes', an article published in 2015 for the online...

07 Apr 2021
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Places and forms of power - Can young people have a real impact on the world?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

I am going to ponder over the notion of places and forms of power. So before all, let me introduce it. The power refers to the ability to act, to exercise an influence on something. It can be divided in several categories: there is the legislative, the executive, the judiciary power. For...

07 Apr 2021
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Idea of progress - Can the new generation change the world?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

I am going to ponder over the notion of progress. So, before all, let me introduce it. The idea of progress concerns a forward movement permitted by eventual actions or prowess. It's something which can concern a lot of subjects as politics, technic, or even sciences. But the type of progress...

07 Apr 2021
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Spaces and exchanges - To what extent have the Great Britain's changes influenced the whole world?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

I am going to ponder over the notion 'spaces and exchanges'. So before all, let me introduce it. The beauty and the richness of our world is due to the multitude of countries and communities, with different cultures. Each area is special in its history, its language, its customs, and so...

25 Mar 2021
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A western biased representation of the Pacific

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Nowadays, people are trying to speak the truth about issues which are morally and ethnically wrong. This leads me to question artworks about Pacific culture that deal with the issues mentioned before. Hence, I will argue how the representation of Pacific culture and its inhabitants is biased by...

02 Mar 2021
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India's daughter - Leslee Udwin - How was this crime interpreted by the public opinion?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

The rapists' point of view is clear: this girl shouldn't have gone outside alone, and at night. Their rape act was like a punishment of this unaware attitude of Jyoti for them. The only responsible person of the rape concerns the victim: leaving at night around 9 o'clock is like...

02 Mar 2021
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What role did myths and heroes play in shaping our modern society?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I'm going to deal with the notion of Myths and Heroes. To start with, I'd like to define the notion. A myth can be understood as a popular belief or tradition embodying the ideals and institutions of society. A hero refers to a person admired for his achievements, noble qualities and...

02 Mar 2021
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How does progress affect our modern societies? Does it have positive or negative effects?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I'm going to deal with the notion of the idea of progress. First, I'd like to define the notion. Progress can be linked to an improvement in the technical and scientific fields. In the social field, it refers to a betterment of life's conditions. Particularly, social progress means...

02 Mar 2021
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Can computer power become a threat to our society and how can people stand up against it?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I'm going to deal with the notion of 'places and forms of power'. First, I'd like to define the notion. The power is the ability or official capacity to exercise control, authority. It also refers to the influence or the strength that a person or a group of people have on others....

02 Mar 2021
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Free speech in the USA

Financial analysis - 1 pages - Sociology

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), to which the United States is a signatory, both establish the right of people to freedom of expression. This right includes the freedom to seek, receive, and impart information...

08 Feb 2021
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The advantages and drawbacks of social media on society and the individual

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

In Cote d'Ivoire, the rise of social media is transforming people's behaviour (Kalonji Mfunyi, 2018). Cote d'Ivoire is the thirteenth country that uses Facebook in Africa and we see many bad and good impacts of this type of platform (Kouakou, 2014). So, the rest of the work will be...

08 Feb 2021
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Does social media have a good or bad impact on society?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

In the 21st century, social media is one of the most used technologies in the world. As per Waseem Akram and Kumar, 'A social media is an online platform which people use to build social relation with other people who share career, interest, activities, background or real-life connection'...

08 Feb 2021
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Cultural studies - Comparing and contrasting Japan and France

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

Japan and France are two countries located on different continents. One is in Asia next to the Pacific Ocean and the other is located in occidental Europa bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea and the North Sea. Each country has its habits and lifestyles. There are many...

24 Jan 2021
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'Violence brings only temporary victories' M.-L. King. Discuss in the light of past and current political affairs

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) was an American minister and a social activist, who is mostly known for his leadership of the civil rights movement in the United States. Thanks to him, the segregation of Black Americans stopped. Given his implication in non-violent movements in order...

23 Nov 2020
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Critical thinking questions - The media and its influence

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

The agenda setting theory says that mass media influences society through the stories that are labelled newsworthy and the time and space given to them. I totally agree with this theory. I think we pay more attention to social problems that receive attention in the media and it's normal...

23 Nov 2020
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Critical thinking questions - Social problem

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I think that the most important social problem facing the world today is global warming, because it is a natural issue which is growing enormously and we can't stop it. We can certainly limit it by changing our daily habits but that won't make it stop or disappear so we have to live with...

16 Nov 2020
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Idea of progress - What is the purpose of science? Is scientific progress always something positive for humanity?

Essay - 1 pages - Sociology

I will talk about the notion of IDEAS OF PROGRESS. Progress can be defined as an improvement, a development or a change; it can be a technological, scientific or social advance in order to make the world a better place. It is characterised by a positive and wilful behaviour with a view to...

16 Nov 2020
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Myths and heroes - To what extent can the choices that people make, condition and influence their lives and have an impact on the world they live in?

Essay - 2 pages - Sociology

I will talk about the notion of myths and heroes. A myth can be defined as a popular or traditional belief, an unusual story about gods or heroes. But the term hero doesn't always represent a mythological figure or a superhero. Indeed, a hero can be a person who is admired for his or her...