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Social Problems Study List 4

by: Rebecca Spohr

Social Problems Study List 4 SOC 112-01

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Rebecca Spohr
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Social Problems
Stokes, Stephen W

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Date Created: 10/05/15
SOCIAL PROBLEMS Study List 4 Institutions or Social lnstitutions organized patterns in society An organized and established social system that meets one or more of societies basic needs organize patterns of behavior in us Family as the Basic Institution in Society permanent structure has function and purpose The most basic institution in society amp most violent social control of sexuality and child birth the most violent institution lndustrialization movement from agriculture to industry Caused a shift from an economy based on farming to an economy based on manufacturing by machines in factories Factors correlating with women working outside the home 3 increased child rearing problems increased divorce rates decrease in child bearing List a researched fact that shows that families are changing as of 2006 38 of all births were to unmarried women 1 Numbers in families 2 Divorce rates increase 3 Decreased child bearing 4child rearing problems 36 of the 105 million house holds can be considered a quottraditionalquot familyquot 1 married couple with children a 14 change from 1970 Two legal indicator of the changes in the legal attitude that the wife in the property of the husband 1 marital rape is illegal 2 marital abuse STDs Sexually Transmitted Diseases Rites of passage Entering into adulthood varies in age depending on your culture pregnancy Anything that we do to enter into a role in a society or adulthood Teenage Pregnancy IS a Rite of passage rite of passage into adulthood girl to enter adulthood Norplant won39t get pregnant can get STDs Dangerous birth control 15 min surgery parents are not required to know in school Abstinence not having SEX Social factors of prolife and prochoice Name 2 Education Religion lncome Work Pregnancy Unexpected pregnancy Unwanted or Surprise Prolifesurprise prochoiceunwanted Social factors that make you lean towards prolife or prochoice US and Canadian Medical Systems US profitless wait better quality Canadanon profit wait better infant mortality rate Low IMR Less paperwork less GNP is used Reasons to switch to Canadian Medical system GNP Paper work IMR Gross National Product nfant mortality rate all down in Canada List Global Problems Name 2 besides Environmental Problems Energy Healthwater pandemic conditions terrorist war Poveny Disease WHO World Health Organization Pandemic aids epidemic of infectious disease An epidemic that is geographically widespread and affects a large proportion of the population Aids chronic acquired immune deficiency syndrome aids to destroy body is 1012 years Time frame how long it takes from getting HIV to having Aids 1012 years HlV a fragile virus Human immune deficiency virus causes aids eliminates white blood cells AZT drug used to delay development of Ale a common drug given to AIDS patients strengthen immune system Pneumonia leading cause of death for people with Ale Can be deadly with HIV especially with no immune system Third World or LDCs lesser developed country Triage priority asses urgancy deciding the order to which to treat Exploitation an act that exploits or victimizes someone treats them unfairlymore likely to commit crime of accommodation or frustration any time you take advantage of people because of power or wealth putting someone or something to productive use use or development for selfish purposes Alienation technology alienated workers from the end product of his labor separating someone from the product of their labor Technology application of knowledge to the creation of new tools the application of knowledge to create new tools and other items to improve our lives Unionization process of organizing union labor and prevent upper classes from exploiting employee the organization of labor helped share the wealth and brought wealth back to the people Love Canal A neighborhood in Niagara Falls New York which became the subject of national and international attention controversy and eventual environmental notoriety following the discovery of 21000 tons of toxic waste buried beneath the neighborhood a place that was a chemical plant that was turned into an elementary chemical dump Civil Disobedience Henry David Thoreaua group39s refusal to obey a law because they believe the law is immoral as in protest against discrimination we have a moral obligation to not follow an immortal law NonViolent Resistance The use of peaceful means to protest refusing to fight back fight social injustices in every legal way possible fighting within the law for a change Environmental problems Name 2 erosion global warming pollution Chernobyl Ukrainian nuclear meltdown Ukraine chemical plant incident Waldsterben or Forest Death a term used for the decline of the world39s forests means forest death Carbon or Fossil Fuels includes oilgt gas goes into atmosphere and creates greenhouse effect often come from plants and includes fossil fuels we use them for energy Fuel that we get from formally living things carbon gets emitted into the air C02 and other Greenhouse Gases What we get when we burn fuels the gas released when you burn carbon fuels C02 methane cfc s nitrous oxide Greenhouse effect leads to global warming situation in which heat is retained in earths atmosphere by carbon dioxide methane water vapor and other cases Plankton major source of oxygen Global Commons Name 2 ocean Antarctica space atmosphere ocean Dysfunction and reaching Equilibrium because of change things go into disbalance but we try to correct that imbalance functionalist perspective we39re always trying to move to equilibrium we try to solve the problem Profit minded solutions Someone will come up with a new energy form for their own gain an answer to adjustments that make money We come up with them to solve dysfunctions Deforestation and the use of coal cut down all the trees used wood ran outgt coal ran out gt oil running outgt NG cut down trees dysfunction we created and solved Life Expectancy A figure indicating how long on average a person may be expected to live number of hers someone will live Infant Morality Rates of children who die for every 1000 children born in the US 81000 increased income and decreased work week 2 things connected with standard of living life expectancy and infant morality rates Chronic last longer long term dull pain Acute sudden will go away sharp intense pain Standard of Living Income Increase Work Week Decrease MAD Mutual assured destruction Terrorismthe destruction of property and lives to express some sort of statement Striking out against someone or something to make a statement Individual Political ideology Religious Iikely to engage in terrorist attack right wing terrorists are more likely to hurt people


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