Reflective Social Work

Reflective Social Work

Outline I have worked with the aboriginal community for a few years and would like to learn more. I felt that doing research and a paper with regards to Aboriginal people would be relevant and a great learning opportunity to … Continued
Retain, Refer, or Release

Retain, Refer, or Release

Paper: ‘My Values, Beliefs, Clinical Gestalt with Individuals and Systems’ Cedric Grady University Of Phoenix Paper: ‘My Values, Beliefs, Clinical Gestalt with Individuals and Systems’ 2 I will address what I have learned about my personal and professional assumptions about … Continued
The Theme of Society in Pride and Prejudice

The Theme of Society in Pride and Prejudice

Originally written in the late 1700’s, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice satirically depicts the universal ideals in Old Regency England, primarily regarding social class. Austen follows the development of an outspoken middle-class British woman, Elizabeth Bennet, as she encounters and … Continued
The Question of Ideology in Amitav Ghosh’s the Hungry Tide

The Question of Ideology in Amitav Ghosh’s the Hungry Tide

The Question of Ideology in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide The stalwarts of Indian writing in English like Salman Rushdie, Khushwant Singh, Mukul Kesavan, Vikram Chandra, Amitav Ghosh and the like, are writing in a postcolonial space using novel as … Continued
Ascribed and Achieved Status

Ascribed and Achieved Status

Status is the social position a person occupies within a social group with a role that our society expects us to play in a given status. For example, a man may have the status of father in his family. Because … Continued
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Through studying the contexts and connections of Pride and Prejudice and Letters to Alice, our understanding of the text is shaped and reshaped. These texts have a number of similarities and connections despite their vastly different contexts, “Pride and Prejudice” … Continued
Personal Action Plan

Personal Action Plan

This past Saturday March 20, 2010, my husband Mike and I had the opportunity to observe people behaving in a restaurant that was not a normal place we would choose to dine and also to celebrate my birthday. The restaurant … Continued
Facebook, the Good, Bad and the Unknown

Facebook, the Good, Bad and the Unknown

As of this year, [updateFacebook has more than 500 million active users. It is a great online source for keeping up with your friends, finding friends with similar interests, staying in touch with loved ones all over the world, and … Continued
Rural and Urban

Rural and Urban

Philippines being a third world country strive for development and hunger for progress. Since the discussion in the article is not quite familiar to me, I just focus on its content based on what I understood. It says that we … Continued
Nickel and Dimed Book Reflection

Nickel and Dimed Book Reflection

Although the pathway model is primarily focused on the potential effects of poverty on children, the model can also be applied to adults. Because of this, I found that the research presented by Seccombe on the pathways to poverty paralleled … Continued
Functionalism and Inequality

Functionalism and Inequality

Social inequality describes a condition in which members of a society have different amounts of wealth, prestige, or power. Some degree of social inequality is found in every society. When a system of social inequality is based on a hierarchy … Continued
Industrial Sociology

Industrial Sociology

The word industry is derived from the Latin word ‘industrial’ which means resourcefulness Definition According to Miller and form “Industrial sociology is a substantive area of general sociology which might more accurately be termed the sociology of work organization or … Continued
Social Theories and Prostitution

Social Theories and Prostitution

In 1937 Kingsley Davis authored “The Sociology of Prostitution”. In the article Davis concludes that prostitution serves an important and possibly latent function in society. Davis believes that men have a need for sexual experimentation and adventure. Davis’ theory is … Continued
Rio de Janeiro Cultural and Population

Rio de Janeiro Cultural and Population

Umbandists0. 51%72,946 Jews0. 41%23,862 •Languages Portuguese (official), Spanish, English, French •Literacy definition: age 15 and over who can read and write total population in Brazil: 88. 6% ale: 88. 4% female: 88. 8% (2004 est. ) in Rio: 95% (age … Continued
Ethnographic Research

Ethnographic Research

In the final part of the chapter, I shall highlight some of the ‘central concerns of this topic by contrasting psychometry and ethnography, The chapter seeks to address the following questions: •- What do we mean by ethnography? •- What … Continued
Modernisation

Modernisation

From this idea, Giddens moves on to look at the relationship between modernity and reflexivity. He argues that ‘all human beings routinely ‘keep in touch’ with the grounds of what they do as an integral element of doing it’ (Giddens, … Continued
Downtown Beirut, Response on Mohsen’s Article

Downtown Beirut, Response on Mohsen’s Article

Downtown Beirut: a spot pour les bourgeois In his article Downtown Beirut: A City of Ghosts? , published in the Alakhbar English journal on Saturday, January 7 2012, Ahmed Mohsen describes the heart of Beirut as an empty, fake, artificial … Continued
Emile Durkin

Emile Durkin

Select an important person within the history of social work and write about their life. Emile Durkheim came from a long line of French Jews. At an early age, he decided not to follow in his family’s rabbinical footsteps. Durkheim … Continued
Opium of the People

Opium of the People

The View That ‘Religion is the Opium of the People’. The famous assertion that religion is the ‘opium of the people’ was posited by Karl Marx, as a metaphor to describe the effect religion has on the proletariat. He is … Continued
Comparative Analysis Between Emma and Clueless

Comparative Analysis Between Emma and Clueless

Texts can be re-contextualised and manipulated in order to be relevant to a modern day society. However, the transformation is usually apparent and thus a link can be established between the original and the new. The transformation can give the … Continued
Social Class in America

Social Class in America

Over the course of two hours, the documentary reveals that despite our country’s deeply-held ideals of egalitarianism and fairness, our citizens are in fact subject to sharp class distinctions and often insurmountable inequalities of opportunity. For viewers and students interested … Continued
Identify the Argument That Neighbourly Relations

Identify the Argument That Neighbourly Relations

But more importantly they had to learn how to be a neighbour in a city. The boundaries between ‘public’ and ‘private’ are still evident in cities today. Kate Fox describes it as the ‘geography of neighbouring’. In every community there … Continued
Examine the Argument That Neighbourly Relations

Examine the Argument That Neighbourly Relations

Neighbourly relations can be ordered and defined in a number of ways whether it is through certain identities or virtual social rules, created, maintained and repaired by people in groups with a situation in common or a relationship to act … Continued
Rubbish Has No Value

Rubbish Has No Value

TMA02: “Rubbish has no value “ In this essay i want to discuss and analyse rubbish and it’s value. Rubbish has been described as something with no value, however value is a complex term and does not complete a clear … Continued
Why I Want to Be a Social Worker

Why I Want to Be a Social Worker

Why I want to be a Social Worker On a normal day in my life, I intermingle with the most dangerous and devious criminal minds in Jamaica! Yet these same individuals, have proven to be so naturally creative, it is … Continued
The Gathering

The Gathering

Theme Carmody uses the “good vs evil” theme to show insight into what happens to Nathanial and his evil fighting gang, and how he struggles to break free of the darkness in Cheshunt. Nathanial is trying to fight the evil … Continued
The Smart Search

The Smart Search

While brainstorming ideas to write this first paper assignment, a few things came to mind. I initially started with making a list of ideas that I thought pertained to sociological imagination with only my own knowledge. I then moved on … Continued
Qualitative Research Methods

Qualitative Research Methods

Question 1 Compare and contrast the following qualitative research methods: case study, phenomenological, and grounded theory. Synthesize the findings and determine which is best suited to a study on your potential dissertation topic. Analyze the issues associated with sample selection, … Continued
Culture and Internet

Culture and Internet

How Internet and Computer Technology has changed the World Culture Internet has changed our lives, before the internet, Life was completely different. In early times, people sent letters for communication, but now a day, The World Wide Web has changed … Continued