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SOC 120 Entire Course (2 Set)

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SOC 120 Week 1 DQ 1 Theory, Evidence, Belief, and Bias

SOC 120 Week 1 DQ 2

SOC 120 Week 2 DQ 1 The Three Ethical Perspectives

SOC 120 Week 2 DQ 2 Constructing Arguments

SOC 120 Week 2 Assignment Applying Theory Environmental Issues (2 PPT)

SOC 120 Week 3 DQ 1 Ageism


SOC 120 Week 3 DQ 2 Regulating Off-Duty Conduct

SOC 120 Week 3 Assignment Rough Draft of Final Paper (Domestic surveillance)

SOC 120 Week 3 Assignment Rough Draft of Final Paper (The Media and its Responsibilities)

SOC 120 Week 3 Assignment Rough Draft of Final Paper (Religion in the workplace)

SOC 120 Week 4 DQ 1 Equal Access To Healthcare

SOC 120 Week 4 DQ 2 Food Justice/Food Deserts

SOC 120 Week 5 DQ 1 Consumerism And Planned Obsolescence

SOC 120 Week 5 DQ 2 Conglomerates And Market Domination

SOC 120 Week 5 Final Paper (Domestic surveillance)

SOC 120 Week 5 Final Paper (Religion in the workplace)


SOC 120 Week 5 Final Paper (The Media and its Responsibilities)

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SOC 120 Week 1 DQ 1 Theory, Evidence, Belief, and Bias

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The purpose of this discussion is to contrast theories, evidence, beliefs, and biases. Prepare and post a response to the following questions. Using concepts from the assigned readings, define what a theory is. Describe how you can know if a theory is valid. Offer one example of how a personal belief may differ from a theory. Note: Do not use the same example that one of your classmates has used in a previous post. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required resources and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. *********************************************************


SOC 120 Week 1 DQ 2

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The purpose of this discussion is to help you investigate the ethical theories of Western philosophical thought. Prepare and post a response to the following prompt: Identify and define each of the three dominant ethical theories in Western philosophy. Describe a situation that you have faced recently that presented an ethical dilemma. How would you evaluate your actions in this situation to determine whether or not they were good or virtuous? Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required resources and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references in APA style *********************************************************

SOC 120 Week 2 Assignment Applying Theory Environmental Issues (2 PPT)


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Your goal for this assignment is to apply an ethical theory to a real-world situation. You will examine an environmental issue and apply one of the ethical theories to it to understand how human interactions with the natural environment raise ethical concerns. You will do this by preparing and posting a PowerPoint slideshow consisting of 12 slides with a separate section under each slide for notes. 

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Choose one of the following topics or issues, and read about it at the indicated place: o Environmental justice and environmental racism (Read Environmental Justice for All) o Environmental harm, like the pollution of air and water (Read Chapter 8 in the textbook) o Waste reduction (Read Chapter 8 in the textbook) Select one philosophical theory (i.e., utilitarianism, deontology, or virtue ethics). Consider the following questions pertaining to the theory you have selected: What does the theory tell us about how things operate in the real world? What is the focus of the theory? That is, what aspects of everyday life (or what questions) does the theory address? How does the theory simplify complex issues to make them more understandable? Another way to think about this is to consider the concepts that make up the theory. Identify the concepts and how they are related to each other. The focus helps you think about the topical boundaries of the theory. This course is about ethics and social responsibility, so you should concentrate on the ethical and moral aspects of both the theory and topic you are analyzing. It may help to think in terms of different realms or institutions. Does the theory help explain people’s behavior from a political, economic, religious,


or ethical perspective? Try to sort through everything that does not represent an ethical question, and address only the ethical issues.

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SOC 120 Week 2 DQ 1 Constructing Arguments For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com

The purpose of this discussion is to help you understand how to construct an ethical argument. Prepare and post a response to the following prompt:  

Identify the basic themes, topics, and concepts that make up the discipline of ethics. Explain the themes or ideas that unite the different ethical theories. Describe how you might apply one of the ethical theories or perspectives we have discussed in this class to one of the following social issues: o Limiting smoking in public places, such as public buildings, restaurants, or city parks o Municipal governments using public funds to build stadiums for professional sports teams


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Requiring a private landowner to provide habitat for endangered species on their properties

In an effort to present a balanced discussion, describe an alternative perspective to the issue you have addressed. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required resources and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references in APA style *********************************************************

SOC 120 Week 2 DQ 2 The Three Ethical Perspectives

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In Chapter 1, you studied the three ethical perspectives (relativism, emotivism, and ethical egoism), and in Chapter 2, you saw examples of how to apply ethical theories and perspectives to various concrete issues. The purpose of this discussion is to help you understand and apply ethical perspectives. Prepare and post a response to the following prompt: Define and contrast the three ethical perspectives. How do the perspectives differ from the ethical theories? What does each ethical perspective tell us about morality and virtue? Think of an issue that has occurred in your community during the past *********************************************************


SOC 120 Week 3 Assignment Rough Draft of Final Paper (Domestic surveillance)

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In this course, you have looked at classical ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics. You have also examined different perspectives on ethical issues introduced by relativism, ethical egoism, and emotivism. For this paper, you will apply these theories and perspectives to a current issue. Choose an ethical issue to write about. You may choose from the list below, or, with approval from the instructor, select a different socially-relevant topic. It is recommended that you choose a topic that you are familiar with or that you have some interest in exploring further. For the purposes of this paper, your topic should pertain to a current area of interest in the news and/or government policy forums. Possible Issues             

Corporate executive compensation Corporate contributions to political campaigns Human trafficking Mass incarceration and the prison industrial complex The media and their responsibilities Domestic surveillance Whistleblowing in government or in a business Religion in the workplace Ethical problems of gambling Progressive taxation rates Immigration reform in the U.S. and/or abroad Women’s equality *********************************************************


SOC 120 Week 3 Assignment Rough Draft of Final Paper (Religion in the workplace)

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In this course, you have looked at classical ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics. You have also examined different perspectives on ethical issues introduced by relativism, ethical egoism, and emotivism. For this paper, you will apply these theories and perspectives to a current issue. Choose an ethical issue to write about. You may choose from the list below, or, with approval from the instructor, select a different socially-relevant topic. It is recommended that you choose a topic that you are familiar with or that you have some interest in exploring further. For the purposes of this paper, your topic should pertain to a current area of interest in the news and/or government policy forums. Possible Issues         

Corporate executive compensation Corporate contributions to political campaigns Human trafficking Mass incarceration and the prison industrial complex The media and their responsibilities Domestic surveillance Whistleblowing in government or in a business Religion in the workplace Ethical problems of gambling


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Progressive taxation rates Immigration reform in the U.S. and/or abroad Women’s equality *********************************************************

SOC 120 Week 3 Assignment Rough Draft of Final Paper (The Media and its Responsibilities)

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In this course, you have looked at classical ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics. You have also examined different perspectives on ethical issues introduced by relativism, ethical egoism, and emotivism. For this paper, you will apply these theories and perspectives to a current issue. Choose an ethical issue to write about. You may choose from the list below, or, with approval from the instructor, select a different socially-relevant topic. It is recommended that you choose a topic that you are familiar with or that you have some interest in exploring further. For the purposes of this paper, your topic should pertain to a current area of interest in the news and/or government policy forums. Possible Issues      

Corporate executive compensation Corporate contributions to political campaigns Human trafficking Mass incarceration and the prison industrial complex The media and their responsibilities Domestic surveillance


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Whistleblowing in government or in a business Religion in the workplace Ethical problems of gambling Progressive taxation rates Immigration reform in the U.S. and/or abroad Women’s equality ********************************************************* SOC 120 Week 3 DQ 1 Ageism

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The purpose of this discussion is to give you the opportunity to apply ethical theories to the complex issue of ageism in the workplace, particularly in the area of employment. In the modern workplace, there appear to be the following three key issues that exhibit ageism in employment, some of which have been exacerbated by recent economic issues and an aging population:   

Older job seekers fight ageism as a barrier to re-employment Younger job seekers have trouble obtaining career entry Evidence in many countries highlights that older worker employment and youth employment are not connected in any way

This last point is generally known in economics as the lump of labor fallacy, which challenges the view that if older workers are employed in a tight labor market, then they must be occupying the jobs of the country’s youth. Prepare and post a response to the following prompt: Using at least one ethical perspective or theory from the text and one item of scholarly evidence, present an argument to a group of younger workers (regarding


older worker and youth employment) in which you refute the notion that older workers take employment from the young. ********************************************************* SOC 120 Week 3 DQ 2 Regulating Off-Duty Conduct

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The purpose of this discussion is to give you the opportunity to apply ethical theories and perspectives to modern issues of the workplace. Off-duty conduct away from the workplace can be monitored and reported in many ways. These ways have only grown due to the increase in social media use, which provides employers far greater opportunities to become aware of what employees do outside of the workplace. Some types of behaviors are especially concerning, as they may have on-duty consequences. Other types of off-duty behavior, however, are more difficult to clearly define as grossly inappropriate and warranting employer intervention. But who draws this line, and what are the ethical implications of where the line is drawn? Prepare and post a response to the following prompt: Using the resources provided, your own research, and your knowledge *********************************************************

SOC 120 Week 4 DQ 1 Equal Access To Healthcare


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This discussion presents the opportunity for you to address the inequality of access to health care in the United States using moral and ethical reasoning. There is overwhelming evidence that social inequalities affect health outcomes. Many argue that lack of health care access due to poverty is a human rights concern in the United States that should be subject to public and social justice inquiry. As such, the Affordable Care Act was implemented to promote health equity. While there are some that have reported favorable outcomes with respect to health care access, others have reported unfavorable experiences. What is your perspective on the ethics of providing universal health care to all U.S. citizens, and how well do you think the Affordable Care Act has addressed this cause? Prepare an academically-informed post to address this question. In doing so, consider both the ethical and moral reasons for supporting the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and also a possible shortfall or problem with this policy. You may talk about your own experiences but must also use academic research to support your arguments. ********************************************************* SOC 120 Week 4 DQ 2 Food Justice/Food Deserts

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The purpose of this discussion is to offer you the opportunity to debate the issue of food justice and food deserts. Food deserts are significant issues in poorer neighborhoods in the United States. In many of these neighborhoods, the only access to food is through local convenience stores or fast food restaurants. This severely limits the options for the poor to have access to fresh, wholesome food and has been evidenced as a key reason for the obesity epidemic in the United States. This issue is encompassed in the overarching topic of food justice, which also highlights public access to genetically modified or organic foods and the issues of equal access to positive food options in light of public health and social inequality. Prepare and post a response to the following prompt: *********************************************************

SOC 120 Week 5 DQ 1 Consumerism And Planned Obsolescence

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The purpose of this discussion is to help you understand the growing concerns surrounding consumerism and how this concept is applied to varied contexts. Prepare and post a response to the following prompts:  

Describe consumerism. Describe a specific context and explain what consumerism means in the setting. What is planned obsolescence? What role does planned obsolescence play in consumerism? Describe one product or service and explain how planned


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obsolescence is incorporated into its design. Note: Do not use the same product or service that a classmate has already used in a previous post. What are your personal beliefs and biases about consumption? Having separated your personal beliefs and biases, use ethical theories and concepts to present how you feel about consumerism and planned obsolescence as societal issues.

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Conglomerates and Market Domination. The purpose of this discussion is to help you understand the role of corporations in the modern world, and evaluating ethical aspects of corporate market domination. Prepare and post a response to the following prompts: · What is a corporation? What are the defining characteristics of a public corporation? What is a conglomerate? What is the difference between a corporation and a conglomerate? ·


· Describe how media conglomerates are organized in the United States. Use an example of one media conglomerate and examine is various parts. How might these parts work together for mutual advantage? · · Consider the ethics of media conglomerates. What are the advantages and drawbacks of allowing large conglomerates to control the mass media? What are alternative ways the media can be organized? Would the alternatives be more ethical or virtuous? · · Explain your reasoning. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. *********************************************************

SOC 120 Week 5 Final Paper (Religion in the workplace)

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Final Paper


In this course, you have looked at classical ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics. You have also examined different perspectives on ethical issues introduced by relativism, ethical egoism, and emotivism. For this paper, you will apply these theories and perspectives to a current issue. Choose an ethical issue to write about. You may choose from the list below or, with approval from the instructor, select a different socially-relevant topic. It is recommended that you choose a topic that you are familiar with or that you have some interest in exploring further. For the purposes of this paper, your topic should pertain to a current area of interest in the news and/or government policy forums. Possible Issues             

Corporate executive compensation Corporate contributions to political campaigns Human trafficking Mass incarceration and the prison industrial complex The media and their responsibilities Domestic surveillance Whistleblowing in government or in a business Religion in the workplace Ethical problems of gambling Progressive taxation rates Immigration reform in the U.S. and/or abroad Women’s equality ********************************************************* SOC 120 Week 5 Final Paper (The Media and its Responsibilities) For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com

Final Paper


In this course, you have looked at classical ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics. You have also examined different perspectives on ethical issues introduced by relativism, ethical egoism, and emotivism. For this paper, you will apply these theories and perspectives to a current issue. Choose an ethical issue to write about. You may choose from the list below or, with approval from the instructor, select a different socially-relevant topic. It is recommended that you choose a topic that you are familiar with or that you have some interest in exploring further. For the purposes of this paper, your topic should pertain to a current area of interest in the news and/or government policy forums. ********************************************************* SOC 120 Week 5 Final Paper Domestic surveillance)

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Final Paper

In this course, you have looked at classical ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics. You have also examined different perspectives on ethical issues introduced by relativism, ethical egoism, and emotivism. For this paper, you will apply these theories and perspectives to a current issue. Choose an ethical issue to write about. You may choose from the list below or, with approval from the instructor, select a different socially-relevant topic. It is


recommended that you choose a topic that you are familiar with or that you have some interest in exploring further. For the purposes of this paper, your topic should pertain to a current area of interest in the news and/or government policy forums. *********************************************************

SOC 120 Education for Service--snaptutorial.com  

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers for each Assignment SOC 120 Week 1 DQ 1 Theory, Evidence, Be...

SOC 120 Education for Service--snaptutorial.com  

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers for each Assignment SOC 120 Week 1 DQ 1 Theory, Evidence, Be...

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