Sociology Essay Topics

How to Teach Values Education in a Corrupt Society?

In our corrupt society, there is one line attached to all the corrupt officers of the government, the line goes like this, “It is all right to steal provided you do not get caught.” Despite the dysfunctional environment we find ourselves in today, teachers need to teach and reinforce essential values in everyday schooling. These… View Article

Motor Cyclists

Psychological and social factors influencing motorcycle rider intentions and behaviour Barry Watson Deborah Tunnicliff Katy White Cynthia Schonfeld Darren Wishart Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety (CARRS-Q) Queensland University of Technology August 2007 Psychological and social factors influencing motorcycle rider intentions and behaviour i Published by: Postal address: Office location: Telephone: Facsimile: E-mail: Internet:… View Article

Role of Youth in Building Corruption-Free Society

Gone are those days when people sustained in a ‘World of Equipoise and Equanimity.It becomes a matter of unsurmountability to locate an exclusive mortal who remain unexposed to the influence of the pernicious vices exhibited in the apron of society. This piece of work presents about the evil which dominates today’s world and the role… View Article

A Study in Sociology

Suicide always fascinated academic researches for a long time however it is has been an area of study limited to the field of psychology. Sociology is a relatively new field of social sciences. It started looking into suicide, not just as a personal act, but as a social action which is not entirely divorced from… View Article

Monopoly and American values

In societies all over the world the board game Monopoly is played by children and adults. The Parker Brother’s game has been sold in 37 different languages; over 200 million copies have been sold, is claimed to be the most popular game, and has also been sold in 103 countries. In America millions have played… View Article

540 Week 5 Questions

How does labeling cause deviance? What is the difference between primary and secondary deviance?             According to the labeling theory that was developed and popularized by Howard S. Becker in conjunction with Frank Tannenbaum, the behavior of society to categorize persons into specific groups based on society’s perceptions about such people leads to deviance. As… View Article

A Down-to-Earth Approach

The postindustrial revolution is defined by computer technology. Since 1950, a third technological transformation has been unleashed by the development of the computer. The crucial technology of a postindustrial age concerns information. Computer technology forms the core of an Information Revolution. And, just as the Industrial Revolution did, the Information Revolution is now generating a… View Article

Symbolic Interactionism

Living in the modern feverish world with its unprecedented level of change which is generating new developments in social, political, cultural, technological, and other spheres of our life, one may easily become engulfed by the dynamics of our social environment but remain ignorant of the actual mechanisms and hidden driving forces behind social processes. In… View Article

The McDonaldization of Two Social Institutions

As the economy rises and falls, as politics changes, and as technology advances, the social institutions of education and family remain important in personal and social growth. Yet, as important as both family and education may be, the two social institutions have adopted the principles of the fast food industry, thus losing their quality and… View Article

Sociology And Me

Sociology can help me in many different ways. With knowledge in sociology, I can easily know some of the answers in the questions that arise about the society and some social institutions. It helps improve the communication between me and the place where I belong and stay with. It can always update me in my… View Article

Food and Eating

January 5 & 7 • Hetherington, Kregg, Chapters 1-4 Cultivating Utopia Week 15 Case study: Growing organic Jan. 12 &14. • Hetherington, Kregg, Chapters 5-8 Cultivating Utopia • Exams handed back this week & Make up exam on Tuesday January 12, 1-3 pm Week 16Class and consumption Jan. 19 & 21. • Roseberry, William. 1996…. View Article

Sociology comparing material to book

The Youth, the combustible younger generation as we call it, is the backbone of any society or country. Dynamic and motivated youth is the asset of the country. Dejected and frustrated youth is the liability. This section of the society if remains dissatisfied, leads to several social evils and problems. In this book, Jay MacLeod… View Article

The Second Shift Book Review Order

     As an idealistic professor of sociology at the University of California over three decades ago Arlie Hochschild’s believed she could fulfill all her personal and professional aspirations. However, Hochschild’s soon discovered reality and the beset laid plans were on a collision course. Much to her chagrin Hochschild’s was faced with an unexpected contentious barrier… View Article

Three Sociological Perspectives

Generally, there are three sociological perspectives that sociologists use today to approach certain topics regarding the society.  These theoretical perspectives are symbolic interactionist, functional analysis, and conflict. These theoretical perspectives hold different approaches in terms of viewing the society as a whole. These different theoretical perspectives can also provide different approaches for different people depending… View Article

Theory of Deviance Illustrated by `The Breakfast Club`

The sociology of deviance refers to the concept of deviant behavior or actions that tend to defy existing social norms or actions that are against generally accepted patterns of behavior. (Kendall 2006) Sociologists believe that deviance is a relative concept because what a certain society believes to be acceptable may be perceived differently by another… View Article