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Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
Intro  Sociology Angie Ivey
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  • 1. Introduction to Sociology Angie Ivey
  • 2.
    • Do women with prestigious jobs have more leverage or “power” in a marriage relationship than women who are full-time homemakers?
    • Do middle class couples divide home responsibilities differently than couples in other social classes?
  • 3.
    • How have television commercials that promote “fast food” and low nutritional food influenced the way adults and children make food selections?
    • Have television fitness shows, like the Biggest Loser, motivated Americans to eat healthy foods and exercise more frequently?
  • 4.
    • Do schools that require students to wear uniforms have less problems with substance abuse and behavioral issues than schools who don’t require uniforms?
    • Do children from low income families perform as well as children from middle class and wealthy families in schools that require uniforms?
  • 5.
    • Over the past few years, the pet industry has boomed with the introduction of clothes for animals, pet perfume, pet psychologists, pet insurance, and doggie-daycare facilities. Is there a relationship between people waiting longer to have children and the humanization treatment of dogs?
    • Do Americans who live in urban areas treat their dogs more “human-like” than people who live in rural farming areas?
  • 6.
    • How has the no-fault divorce law impacted the role of women in American society?
    • Do states that require pre-marital counseling have lower divorce rates than those who do not require it?
  • 7.
    • Has the increase of sexual behavior displayed in American society through the media, television shows, and magazine ads impacted the sexual attitudes and behaviors of teenagers.
    • Are today’s teenagers entering into sexual relationships at an earlier age than teenagers a decade ago?
  • 8.
    • Are people with college degrees more likely to vote than those who do not have degrees?
    • How do college age voters opinions differ from the baby boomers generation on the economy, healthcare, and the war in Iraq?
  • 9.
    • Did families who lived in New York City become closer and more cohesive after the 911 terrorist attacks?
    • How did the 911 terrorist attacks impact American society’s view of immigrants?
  • 10.
    • Why do girls who attend single gender schools make higher grades in math and science than girls who attend co-ed schools?
    • Why do girls who attend single gender schools verbally participate more in class than girls who attend co-ed schools?
  • 11.
    • What is the relationship between society’s fear of illness and death and the devaluation of elderly people?
    • In Eastern societies, why does a person’s status and dignity increase as he/she becomes older?

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