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SOCI 250 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Caffeine, Nicotine, Social Influence
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SOCI 250- Lecture 17- Drugs How can drugs be viewed as a personal problem How can drugs be seen as social problem? Social stressors that make drug use more likely, causal factors of why people use drugs. Demands of our c...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Criminology, Stoning, Eugenics
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23/03/2015 SOCI 25­ Lecture 16­ Crime Crime Why might crime be a personal problem? Why might crime be a social problem? Answers to these questions depend on what you think the cause of crime is an...

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SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Laziness
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11/02/2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 15­ Unemployment ­ The extent of unemployment: In the US, the unemployment rate has fluctuated from between 4 and 11% over the last 60 years.  Currently about 5.5% In Canada, Unemployment i...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Racialization, Homophobia, Heterosexism
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18/02/2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 13­ Mid Term Review L­W: SADB M­1 Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building (on  University and Walbrae)  Exam ­ 70 MC questions • 36 from Tepperman, roughly 6 questions/ ...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture 9: Family Problems
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04/02/2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 9­ Family Problems What are family problems and why are we talking about them? Ex: child abuse, divorce, spousal abuse ­ Individual problem? ­ Social Problem?  Families ­ ...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture 10: Gender Equality
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09/02/2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 10­ Gender Equality •Gender: culturally and socially constructed differences between females and  males based on meanings, beliefs, and practices that a group or society associa...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Heteronormativity, Heterosexism, Polyamory
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11/02/2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 11­ Sexual Diversity  Also known as, Alternate Sexual Lifestyles  Non­ heterosexualities and gender non­ conformity ­ Heterosexism: “The assumption that everyone is heterosexual, an...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture 12: Gender Equality Continued
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16/02/2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 12­ Gender Equality Continued Income Gap  ­ Canada: 20% less for full­ time workers who are women.  • Women and men make equal wages for less prestigious jobs and the gap...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture 7: Inequality continued
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28/ 01/ 2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 7­ Inequality continued Blau and Duncan’s Model of occupational Achievement Father’s Years of Education R’s Years of Education ...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Meritocracy
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26/01/2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 6­ Inequality Populism: Trying to appeal to the majority (free education, free higher education). Hot  topic right now for policy makers ­ Greece has a 25% unemployment rate and a 50...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Scapegoating
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02/02/2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 8­ Racism How do we learn to be Prejudice/ Racist? • Frustration­ Aggression Theory (AKA Scapegoating Theory): Prejudice is a form  of hostility that results from frustration...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture 3: Political Ideology
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14­01­2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 3­ Political Ideology  LIBERAL • Social Policy ­ What is the primary role of the state?  Social welfare because society is responsible for social problems ...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture 1: Sociology and Social Problems
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2015­01­07 SOCI 250­ Lecture 1­ Sociology and Social Problems What is Sociology? ­ Sociology is the scientific study of social life, social change, and the social causes  and consequences of human behavio...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture 2: Pluralism
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2015­ 01­ 12 SOCI 250­ Lecture 2­ Pluralism  Pluralism ­ Pluralists assume that the state acts as an impartial arbitrator for resolving  disputes among contending interest groups: not necessarily every in...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
SOCI 250 Lecture 4: Poverty
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19­01­2015 SOCI 250­ Lecture 4­ Poverty ­ Roughly 1 in 3 Canadians earn less than $30K a year  POVERTY: Social problem or personal problem? • How may poverty be a personal problem? • How may it be a ...

Sociology
SOCI 250
Jason Carmichael
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Business Communication, Human Communication, Jargon

Communication Success 2 Communication Success 3 permacharts TM ...

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BUS 343
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Administrative Law - Reference Guides

Administrative law directly influences the life of every American citizen. All local, state and federal agencies operate pursuant to general Administrative law principles. An understanding of all administrative law functio...

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MGMT 10
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Model Penal Code, Malice Aforethought, Unlawful Killing

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM CCriminal Law WHAT IS A CRIME? PARTIES TO CRIMES ...

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LAW 405
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LAW 405
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Sociology - Reference Guides

Sociology is the study of the principles that underlie social order. In this concise Guide, the reader has ready access to clear explanations and examples of important sociological theories. The often complex and contradic...

Sociology
SOCA02H3
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