There are six discussion questions. Please include the question with the response in the completed work. Thanks!
WK 5 â€“ DQ 1
Describe any experiences that you have had related to health and illness that correspond with one of the perspectives – functionalist, conflict and interactionist perspectives.
WK 5 â€“ DQ 2
Why is the environment considered a part of sociology? What effects does the environment have on societies and behavior?
WK 5 â€“ DQ 3
Reform social movements seek to change something specific within society. Resistance social movements seek to prevent or undue specific changes in society. If you had the ability to mobilize resources to either create a reform movement to promote change OR a resistance movement to oppose social change, which one would you choose? What issue/change would your movement address? Why and how?
WK 5 â€“ DQ 4
What causes are you passionate about? If there is something you could change in your community, what would it be and how would you do it? If you have been involved in any community organizations working to effect change, describe your experience.
WK 5 â€“ DQ 5
Consider the following: Proponents of environmental justice claim that racial minorities are disproportionally subjected to environmental hazards.
Reflect on your views regarding environmental issues.
WK 5 â€“ DQ 6
- Do you favor the economic factors over protection of the environment? Why or why not?
- Would you be willing to house a chemical or nuclear waste repository in your neighborhood? Why or why not?