Agents of socialization.

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Agents of socialization include parents, siblings, extended family, community, culture, economic environment, religion, child care, school, teachers, peers, formal organizations, sports, mass media, and technology. In an ideal world, these agents would complement one another in order to best influence a child’s development. Choose three of the above agents and discuss how these agents can […]

Utilitarian approach. Transformative Approaches

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Community Development Practice is best supported by directed action, informed by theories of social change. With that in mind, we have examined two main organizing frameworks: the utilitarian approach (associated with Saul Alinksy) and Transformative Approaches (associated with Paulo Freire and Critical Theory). In this short paper explore what you see as the strengths and […]

Crime.

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find a recent, well-known crime or criminal that has had a reasonable amount of coverage in the press. Look for clues in the media coverage for explanations used for the crime. Compare these to the theories presented in the text. Analyze whether the explanations presented in the popular press appear consistent with sociological theory. Looking […]

Organizational Assessment.

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assess human services organization. The paper should addresses the following: 1. Evaluation of how the organization is structured, managed and marketed. 2. Critique of organizational policies . 3. Summary of regulations to which the organization must adhere. 4. Evaluation of how the organization is led. 5. Analysis of how leadership deals with change. 6. Analysis […]