• The reality of American dream
    wonderful life of upper class and shows that everyone has equal opportunity to be upper class, the successful people. But Kendall argues that what the media shows is not the truth and inequality does exist in today’s society. The same argument about social inequality is claimed by Gregory Mantsios...
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  • Sociology
    , uselessness and sexual frustration. Another American TV series ‘Bonanza’, which also published in the 1970s, shows no female character in the whole programme. All these have indicated that the representations of women in the media is biased and limited; the media emphasizes women’s domestic, sexual...
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  • Popular Culture and Communication Notes
    Williams -> the flow of television: when time passes when watching a show/playing a game; the way everything is structured to make us keep watching Oct 3 All in the Family Reinforced our social problems back to us Bigotry, marriage problems, racism TV has to address our concerns to be...
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  • Globalization
    not bend people each other, but breaks social relationships. (e.g. TV and internet) All in all, it can be seen globalization’s damageable properties in our life, even in the most important fields. It steals our values which must be protected and creates inequality in terms of education. Also, it...
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  • Soc 103 Notes
    , adulthood, and old age * Childhood: * First 12 years of life * Learn skills they will need in a high technology workplace * Hurried child syndrome – results from divorce and both parents in labour force * Parents have to be around – bad TV shows and so on cause...
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  • wine in Chile
    Mix of Spanish and indigenous cultures Soccer is the nation’s favorite sport Famous poet, Pablo Neruda was from Chile With high income inequality views towards the rich are that of resentment A lot of Chilean cuisine contains wine Country: Chile Exhibit 2 Technological About 45% of...
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  • Gender Inequality in Modern Hong Kong Society
    in high-level positions, but there is no evidence to show that to be laid off due to employees’ genders. In the education part of research, from the results of survey, it shows only a small degree of gender inequality in education system. Most of interviewees will spend the same proportion on their...
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  • Miss
    always trying to promote healthy eating in schools, colleges and more. They do this by using marketing strategies like posters, adverts on TV, TV programmes and even visits to certain places to try and show people how important healthy eating is. Not only this but these days most food products tell...
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  • Childhood Obesity
    devices, from computers to video games, than actively playing outside. Television is a major culprit. Kids and teens spend almost 4 hours a day watching TV or playing video games. Studies show kids who watch more than 4 hours a day are more likely to be overweight compared with kids who watch 2 hours...
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  • Poverty
    Asia, the shining example of success in development and poverty reduction – and the sequence of devastating natural disasters. Inequality is also back on the agenda. New work shows the importance of gender, ethnic, and racial inequality as a dimension – and a cause – of poverty. Social, economic, and...
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  • research
    case of multi-level marketing). This paper lays foundations for the study of reward mechanisms in multi-level marketing within social networks. We provide a set of desired properties for such mechanisms and show that they are uniquely satisfied by geometric reward mechanisms. The resilience of...
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  • Psych
    higher income means greater life expectancy Relative income Social position, social status -> CLASS ! Size of gaps btw us (poorest and rich are greater gaps) Health effects of low income More income and inequality the more correlation you have If we do something about income and inequality we...
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  • Framing of gender issues in women's magazine
    Britain. She argued that the rise in women’s movement led to the growth in the magazines’ coverage of political issues. Women’s magazines appeared to offer solutions to social-political oppression of women. The issue of reinforcement of gender inequalities through women’s magazines should be...
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  • Eco Feminism; an Exploritory Look Into an Emerging Movement
    In a world where natural resources dwindle, pollution contaminates the drinking water of millions of people and social inequalities continue to affect to lives of countless people around the world, society needs a solution. The United States, host of social inequalities and largest contributor of...
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  • Sociology for Everyone Course Notes
    is going to look in jury system, court etc. (due to too much TV, movies, shows etc.) * Conclusion: Socialization through the life course, symbolic interactionist perspective on socialization, agents of socialization: family, media, peers Sep, 25, 2012 * Different ideas about gender...
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  • Gender Inequality
    Introduction Agents of socialization There are 4 agents of socialization such as family, mass media, peer group and the school shaped and deepened the social inequality between the genders. 1. Family A child's earliest exposure to what it means to be male or female comes from...
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  • Cycle of Violence
    violence has become a part of daily life. Television shows have glamorized violence to be more accepted than society actually allows. Audiences are more vulnerable to becoming violent because TV “cultivates the tastes, values and predispositions” of its viewers (Gerbner, p. 550). These television shows...
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  • Body Image in America
    culture, conceivably more than any other, is a culture that submerges itself in images. Products are sold by way of images in advertisements, papers and magazines. They are offered by beautiful people in live-action TV sponsors. The media representations of the body image contributes to social...
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  • Class and Cultural Division in Uk
    a version of the Nuffield class schema as the most valuable way of measuring social class inequalities (Pevalin and Rose 2003). The official adoption of this schema in the UK, and the increasing interest in the comparative versions of this schema to study issues such as social mobility (e.g. Breen...
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  • Sociological Analysis of Racism American History X
    Canada’s ethnic groups were vertically arranged. Canada was composed of distinct social groups defined principally by social class and ethnicity (Guppy, Vol 2,117).” So despite the government policies, the Employment Equity Act and the charter, inequalities existed. Till this day, immigrants with even...
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