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Sociology Book Report/Review

Gender and social class in regards to assigned reading "Why They Kill" by Richard Rhodes
The theories of Athens are formulated based upon a need to explain extremely violent behaviors. DeLisi and Beaver state that the motivations for extreme violence can be defined for “situational definitions conducive to violence, self-images consistent with violent behavior, self-conversations with phantom communities that provide moral justification for violence, and corporal (physical) communities whose norms favor the use of violence in domestic disputes“ (221). Through an analysis of
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
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A Child Called It
In most of the story, when David experiences the brutality, pain, and sufferings from his own mother, the character of hers is referred to as a mother. However, towards the end of the story, the author narrates that sudden change in the behavior of his mother is noticed on some particular day.
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
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Book Review of Subterranean Fire: A History of Working-Class Radicalism in the United States
Labor movement to create its own political party. Indeed, she says racism considerably benefits the capitalist class and that the white workers have a mandate to fight racism. Smith argues that the postwar social contract that exchanged peace with rising wages and benefits largely led to rising working-class living standards but carried with it massive exploitation (Smith 208). Smith equally notes that the emerging bureaucracy of the industrial unions hindered industrial militancy and the
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Law and Society
Though law on paper may seem to be expressed in terms of equality and justice, the fact is it operates along a biased line. From a sociological perspective, law can be considered to be failing, weak, and irrelevant.On the other hand, Spencer’s words can be said to have a meaning of how law prescribes peoples’ actions. Sarat (2000) explains that it forms social relations and confines people to particular ways of living, hence people act as captives of their own lives. Law gives absolute
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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Intercultural Communication
Of the business on one hand and on the other hand, the appropriate knowledge of the culture may facilitate the organization to create an edge over its competitors and lead the business towards a successful horizon (Diplo Interactive, n.There is no single definition for the term, intercultural communication. However, broadly speaking, intercultural communication signifies an effective communication between people, workers, clients and suppliers. Understanding cultural dissimilarity is no
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Book Report Using Sociological Perspective
It will be the efforts of the people of the earth alone. For example, deforestation is also a global issue which causes the people to suffer land and water erosion, expansion of unfertile and unproductive land eventually resulting in desertification. This would create a problem for them only since they have to suffer from unfertile lands and loss in food production. Moreover, the book allows them to know every aspect of the problem, whether it’s the cause, the consequences or the
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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In Defense of Flogging
See the offender within its vicinity for fear of recurrent of the offence, it will therefore be prudent to weigh in the option of involving both parties in deciding the fate of the offender.The book painted both the picture of being in prison and being flogged. With jail term one is totally removed from the society he/she belongs and looses part of his life and everything one care about. Being send to jail will bring to an end the plans you have laid to achieve. Of you were planning to scale
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Youth Crime and Stigmatization
The author, who himself was part of the Oakland group scene prior to pursuing his Doctorate in the UC Berkley, has some an unparalleled insights on how the rationale of crime control pervade the institutions in Oakland city, on a daily basis. From this, he shapes the aspirations and the identities of youths of color.In addressing the “youth support complex” issue, he shows the most powerful insights by taking a reader through how routine verbal as well as physical harassment by the police
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Evaluate a Philosophical Approach
There has also been a concern at the community level of deteriorating family and society life with increase in wealth, number of single parent families and people isolating themselves more from the other members of the society. The author then gives the different perspectives on this topic and voices his concern that the source of work life balances and the effects is said to have been based on inadequate evidence. The author explores the different definitions of work and life as a way of
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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The will to change-Bell Hooks review
It is also contributed by their male friends who have extreme feelings especially when they start talking about their deeper emotions. The contents of the book touch on all aspects of the life of a male person. These begin from the beginning of childhood, the experience at school, their sexual affiliations, relationships as well as their interactions and friendships with others. He indicates the kind of boyhood socialization to be violence. It lies in the way that boys are turned into men
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Book analysis
The book is co-authored by Tim Delaney and Tim Madigan who has spent most of their time researching in sporting activities.The aim of this book just like the other one is to provide young children and adolescent an opportunity that challenges their physical fitness and also by stimulating them mentally. Moreover, the book has a purpose of providing its readers and more importantly young sportsmen with a sense of belonging among the many surrounding activities and also a personal meaning
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
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How Does Hayward Integrate Crime into the Urban Experience
Professor Kieth Hayward is the Professor of Criminology and Deputy Director of Learning and Teaching at the University of Kents School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research. His esteemed career expands from the University of East London to the University of Kent (2002) where he was Chair of Criminology in September 2011. 
Pages: 10 (2500 words), Book Report/Review
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The Social Construction of a Welfare Mother
They applied phenomenology to give an accurate description and interpretation of the participants practices and meanings via detailed narratives. The researchers used grounded theory to group their perspectives on the reason welfare recipients are women. The authors gathered the data by engaging the participants in in-depth semi-structured interviews (Seccombe, James, & Walters, 1998, p.The research found out that the respondents were aware of their stigmatized status. Most recipients
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Drugs and Alcohol a Social Problem
The society subjectively views the habits of taking alcohol as harmless and acceptable while disregarding the fact that the substance impairs many people and places burdens on the society, alcoholic, and the immediate family. As Kendall notes, the society compares the implications of the alcohol taking to that of substances such as marijuana to justify its legality (167). Thus, the people’s perceptions validate the actions of the alcoholics.The craving for alcohol is often strong and
Pages: 10 (2500 words), Book Report/Review
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A book review on the titled book: The Art of Loving
Fremonn stresses on the idea that the "increasing realization that spirit nature are not spare and apart that intuition and reason must regain their importance as the meaning of perceiving and fusing inner being with outer reality".The book ‘The Art of Loving’ by Erich Fromm focuses on the theory of love that explains how the love is art. It shares the experience of individuals who have been infatuated by the inner will without the consent of the outer world. The love with their inner
Pages: 11 (2750 words), Book Report/Review
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About the book of There Are No Children Here.
Rickey was a troublemaker and a bully; however, he views Pharaoh as his younger brother and treats him well and feels it’s necessary to protect him. In the beginning, his elder brother Lafayette is against their friendship, but with time he also becomes Ricky’s friend. They are even caught stealing from a shop, but the owner chooses not to press charges.As the story continues, Lafayette life gets a turn and starts to have issues with the law. These changes have developed due to the harsh
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Symmarize and analyze in sociology way
Male sexuality is considered to be more natural and explosive compared to their female counterparts in colleges. The book goes on to stipulate how the male social sexual relationship is characterized through insatiable biological instincts and psychological needs in which the woman is a passive player. Since the woman is passive in this case therefore the social bonds are established amongst men through using the womans body to express their actual interest in one another. The psychological
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Wrongfully convicted
Insomuch as pointing him/her toward admissible evidence; every piece of information holds a certain level of importance (Orthmann & Hess, 2012). Essentially, the criminal justice investigator considers and induces the human component—all of human behavior’s sociological, environmental, psychological, and emotional features. On the other hand, the value and level of information gained from physical objects inspected, largely relies on the capability of the investigator at a certain scene to
Pages: 12 (3000 words), Book Report/Review
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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
The choice of a proactive individual is obviously done to ensure that all the mannerisms that he has been guided towards the accomplishment of objectives they have set for themselves. To be proactive is to ensure that a person understands their character so that they may align into the very ways.
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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Servants of Globalization
Globalization as a phenomenon has a potent affectionate effect on the people of the world. In the past, the tenets of social inclusion around the globe centered on countries that had the capital to criss-cross the world with the very bare knowledge of pushing products in new markets.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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