Introduction To Sociology: Annotated Bibliography

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For this Case assignment, I will review 2-3 of the Social Institutions described in the Wiki book Introduction to Sociology. I will write a 3 to 4 page paper that includes at least 2 of the articles choosing from: Economy, Family, Religion, Politics or Health and Medicine. I will also include in my description of these, the ideas of 2 peer reviewed articles listed within the CDAD of this course. FAMILY: Families are many things. Most of the time families are considered a network of individuals that are in ones’ life for support. “Generally, we think of a family as a domestic group of people, or a number of domestic groups linked through descent from: (1) a common ancestor, (2) marriage, or (3) adoption. Families generally have some degree of kinship” ( Family does not always have to mean only genetically related individuals. Family can mean many things, which is reiterated in the peer reviewed article by Bruno, F. J., in the pre-industrial era, “Monogamous families continued not because men and women were…show more content…
Economies were created through trading and bartering, mostly through social circles and relationships. Taxes and custom duties were created so that trade could be controlled to protect their economy. Two dominant economic systems exist throughout the world. They are capitalism and socialism. “Capitalism is an economic and social system in which capital and the non-labor factors of production or the means of production are privately controlled; labor, goods and capital are traded in markets; profits are taken by owners or invested in technologies and industries; and wages are paid to labor” ( Capitalism spread throughout the world and provided the means for industrialization throughout the world. Society continues to grow economically and create new social structures based on individuals and their economic

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