Write an article covering one of the new reform movements and its leader/leaders. Explain why this particular reform movement will be beneficial to Industrial society.
What political beliefs make you angry? How are they at odds with your own values and point of view? What is your impression of people who hold these beliefs? Where do you think these ideas come from? Who are the leading figures on the other side? What leaders on the other side seem most thoughtful and trustworthy? What do they have to say? What is the history of this idea?Continue reading
To what extent is authority based on how well a person can convince his/her subordinates that she/he, and not anyone else, deserves to be heeded and obeyed? Can one cultivate one’s authority through given strategically convincing performances?Continue reading
Howard S. Becker (1966) notes, “It is not the act itself, but the reactions to the act, that make something deviant.” For this essay, analyze how deviance and crimes are portrayed in society. The idea of deviance can change throughout time as well as culture.
Read Carlotta Walls LaNier , A Mighty Long Way (2009). The federal decision to integrate institutions of public education was based on the idea of equality-Providing equal education to all american citizens regardless of race.Based on the book,explain why the federal decision did not provide equal education. If integrated schools were not providing equal education to black americans, then why integrate at all ?Continue reading
Read Jorge Amado, Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon (Brazil, 1920s). A provincial town is going through major changes. As its economy and social life respond to agricultural expansion and increasing wealth, what constitutes “progress” and “modernity?”Continue reading
Does the US have a post-Cold War international strategy? Describe and explain three central US security interests in the post-Cold War era. What policies have been developed to replace Cold War policies? Is the US acting more as a unilateralist power or a multilateralist power? Why is it leaning in one direction or the other?Continue reading