Last but not least, I would like to give examples and give my point of view on the word sociology, such as what does it mean to me! First, I would like to define and explain what sociology means to me! Sociology explores people and society. It examines our social institutions; our families, the state and social relationships like gender and ethnicity, to help make sense of how we both see and interpret our rapidly changing world. Sociology examines how our behavior individually and in groups is influenced by social processes and what that means.
Question: How does sociology help us to understand “class” as an important social phenomenon? Sociology is the study of human social relationships and institutions. In basic terms it is the study of people and society as a whole. A core focus of sociology is social inequality which examines the distribution of social goods. “Social inequality refers to the unequal distribution of social, political, and economic resources within a social collective, such as a nation.” (Krieken, R. et al.
Core Assessment: Sociological Imagination Sociology Abstract This paper will use the sociological perspective to discuss problems and issues in society. I will then discuss major theoretical perspectives that best explain these problems and issues and what some of the cultural components and elements contribute to the causes, effects and/or solutions to these problems. To sum up the first portion of this paper I will identify and discuss the relationship of the socialization process to the issue/problem, causes and solutions and what agents of socialization are important. To start the second part of this paper I will identify my own personal social class as it relates to my personal wealth, income, and occupational status, wealth and income. I will also identify my gender and race ad discuss consequences of each as it relates to my current or potential occupational status, wealth, income and restraints that my race may have in regards to access to educational opportunities.
Diversity challenges us to recognize and value all sorts of differences in order to make our environment a better place for everyone to work. | Diversity is visible and non-visible differences which include personal characteristics such as background, culture, race, personality disability, age, gender belief are religion. | Equality | Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everyone in the same way, but it recognizes that their needs are met in different ways. | Equality focuses on those areas covered by the law, Equal wages for the employees with same qualification, experience doing the same job.
Examine the argument that social identities are often characterised by inequality. Introduction There are many ways to look at identity and what it means for us as an individual and as a social group. A Social identity is given by connections to other people and social situations. Some of these identities are given to the immediate situation which is liable to change. However it’s when others choose an identity for an individual or a group because of their circumstances that we get negative value identity or in equal identity.
The Functionalism Theory by Emilie Durkheim relates as it is about social expectations and social order. Maintain, managing and the stability of illness within a community. The Marxism Theory by Karl Marx relates as it is about the difference in social class and unequal distribution of medical services. The Weberiasm Theory by Max Weber talks about social inequality and social conflict. Saying that medical professionals have the power.
M/602/3044 – Principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in adult social care settings 1 – Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 1.1 – Explain what is meant by diversity, equality, inclusion, discrimination Answer: Diversity is about the differences that people may have and the richness is embracing such differences. What makes us different from each other are: religion, culture or ethnic backgrounds, gender, race, appearance, ability, talent and beliefs. These differences make a person whom he or she is. Equality is giving everyone equal opportunity to participate in society, whilst taking into account the diversified need. When creating equal opportunity for the residence to participate in activities, we have to consider each residents diversified needs so that individuality would be promoted.
Another aspect that will also be examined is how racial, ethnic, gender, and social class issues influence the way in which the privileged or dominant groups are tied to the oppression of subordinate groups. And for more understanding of the impact of oppression on subordinate groups there need to be an examination of individuals and social forces in relation to various manifestations of oppression. Social inequality may be defined as a socially-defined categorization of people according to characteristics such as gender, age, class and ethnicity and how they are differentially placed with respect to access to a variety of social goods, such as the labour market and other sources of incomes, educational level and other influential status they represent. Social inequality draws a very ambiguous class distinction among members of the society like upper class, lower class and middle class. Consequently, selected groups who are more powerful hold the educational, production system and goods and services making it unequally distributed among society.
Culture tends to divide sexes, based on our gender we automatically go into a category. The pattern of dividing gender and limit men and women to a certain way of living could be constructing some people into lifestyles they don't really enjoy. Women are expected to have children and raise a family and take care of her husband. What's wrong with a women not wanting to have children and spend her life traveling. There really isn't anything wrong with that but society frowns upon it.
− Is it necessary? − Constructing hierarchy − Constructing inequality through ideology − ideology: a set of beliefs and values − typically, that are a worldview, or that explain a worldview − often (not always) characteristic of a culture: shared ideas about how the world works, and shared values about what is good, bad, appropriate, etc. − Most or all societies have an ideology that naturalizes their social organization − makes it seem normal, reasonable, necessary, natural − ideologies are emic − they are ideas that the people in a society have about their own society − how they see their own cultural world − Some societies have ideology of equality − such as the Ju/’hoansi − most societies societies today have ideologies of inequality Intro to Cultural Anthro S 2011 / Owen: Social and economic hierarchies p. 5 − that is, they have an ideology that naturalizes inequality − makes differences in status, prestige, wealth, power, etc. seem normal, right, natural, inevitable − that allow people to construct and think about ranked categories in ways that