Discussion Module 1 DQ 2 5.0 Question How do you think the media affects your perception of the social problems faced
Module 1 DQ 1 5.0 In studying sociology there are two different schools of thought. Thefirst is that the sociologist should
study the facts only, without the
interference of personal interests or
values. The other thought is that the
sociologist has a responsibility to
not only learn, but to help improve
the lives of others. To which school of
thought do you subscribe? Explain why
Module 2 DQ 1 5.0 The United States has always been anation of immigrants. Approximately 1 million people enter the United States each year illegally by crossing the
border at Mexico. Is this flow helpful
or harmful to the United States? Why?
Discussion Module 2 DQ 2 5.0 Question Is affirmative action a good idea or
Module 3 DQ 2 5.0 How do the structural-functional and social conflict approaches to drugand alcohol abuse differ? Do you think that either approach characterizes the problem?
Module 3 DQ 1 5.0 Are media such as music, movies, andvideo games causing children to be more violent? Explain your answer. Which
type of media do you think has the most
impact on children? Why?
Module 4 DQ 1 5.0 Even though prostitution is illegal,it is common in many areas. Do youthink it should be legalized? How would society change if prostitution were legalized?
Discussion Module 4 DQ 2 5.0 Question Do you consider pornography a form offree speech or do you think it should
be prohibited? Explain your answer.
Discussion Module 5 DQ 2 5.0 Question How can diseases and epidemics in other parts of the world affect people in the
Module 5 DQ 1 5.0 Does a socialized health care systemhave benefits over a capitalistichealth care system, or vice versa?
Which system do you think is most
likely to help solve a social problem?
Justify your answer
Discussion Module 6 DQ 1 5.0 Question Are political decisions driven by
economic considerations in the United
States and in other countries? What are
the sociological ramifications of this?
Discussion Module 6 DQ 2 5.0 Question What is meant by "workplace isolation"?
Do you think this affects the mental
health of workers? Why or why not?
Discussion Module 7 DQ 1 5.0 Question What are some of the drawbacks of
postponing pregnancy? What are some of
the benefits? Identify at least three
of each and explain.
Discussion Module 7 DQ 2 5.0 Question What are some of the challenges facing
a blended family?