Define the terms high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries. Identify the key characteristics of each category.

  • Define the terms high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries. Identify the key characteristics of each category.
  • What factors create the condition of women being over-represented in poverty around the world?
  • What is neocolonialism? Provide an illustration.
  • What are the four stages of modernization in Rostow’s model of societal change and development?
  • In your opinion, what are some was Canada could reduce poverty among Canadian children?
  • According to modernization theorists, in what respects are high income nations part of the global poverty?

“We have nothing; you have lots…. let’s divide it in equal pots.” Comment on this simplistic solution to global resource inequalities.

  • What techniques do the mass media use to sell conventional ideas about gender to women and men?
  • Compare the research by Margaret Mead in New Guinea with the research done at the Israeli Kibbutzim in terms of the cultural variability of gender roles.
  • The text states “…the games (sports) we play have serious implications on our later lives.” Girls now play competitive team sports, such as hockey much more than in the past. What do you see as possible long-term effects of this trend?
  • What are the explanations as to why males dominate politics? To what extent are the roles of women changing in this sphere of social life? What factors are influencing these changes?
  • Review the issue of violence against women in our society. What are the types of violence discussed?
  • What are the five basic principles of feminism? Discuss the specific examples for each.
  • What evidence can you provide from your own experience and observations concerning the argument being made by Jessie Bernard (Gender and the Family) about the pink and blue worlds?
  • A nineteenth century expression said “the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world”. What does this mean and does it still apply?
  • Identify and describe the four explanations of why prejudice exists.
  • Differentiate between the concepts prejudice and discrimination.
  • What is institutional prejudice and discrimination? Provide two illustrations.
  • How do Aboriginals and visible minorities compare to others in terms of relative social standing using the variables of educational achievement, family income, and poverty rates?
  • Briefly describe the changing characteristics of immigrants to Canada over time.
  • Differentiate between the concepts of race and ethnicity.
  • How are the changing patterns in immigration likely to influence the future of Canada?

Please help me answer these question with a medium-length answers. This is 1st year level sociology. Thank you.

Reference textbook: Society: The Basics by Macionis

Please help me answer these question with a medium-length answers. This is 1st year level sociology. Thank you.

Reference textbook: Society: The Basics by Macionis

 

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