The above bumper stick summarizes the chapter on media and technology in Sociology where the social technology conflict theory is a challenge despite futuristic trends on technology and socialization. Chapter 9 The explanation will be based on the conflict theory of sociology which was idealized by Karl Marx. This theory suggests that the social interactions in any society through the different classes and groups is by conflicts as opposed to consensus (Collins 1975). It is through such conflicts that the wealthy in the society fight for and continents. The other aspect is the role of education. If everyone in the society is educated the agents pimps and other cartels who run the business will run short of supply and this will reduce the global incidences of human trafficking and child sexual abuse. Clearly the values that a community belief in can lead into global stratification on norms and values. Works Cited Collins Randall. Conflict sociology: Toward an explanatory science. Academic Pr 1975. Stryker Sheldon. Symbolic interactionism: A social structural version. Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company 1980. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=bscKRPkR328 [...]
Chapter 8 Assignment Use your imagination to create a bumper sticker that summarizes what you learned in Chapter 8. Use images and words to get your point across. Do NOT use bumper stickers already created. Take a picture and attached to document. Chapter 9 Assignment Explain the following quote using one or all three theories: functionalism, symbolic-interactionism and conflict theory. List the theory(ies) you used. The “working poor” ... are in fact the major philanthropists of our society. They neglect their own children so that the children of others will be cared for; they live in substandard housing so that other homes will be shiny and perfect; they endure privation [poverty] so that inflation will be low and stock prices high. To be a member of the working poor is to be an anonymous donor, a nameless benefactor, to everyone else. – Barbara Ehrenreich, Public Citizen, December 29 Chapter 10 Assignment Using Tony Talbott's video (Ted Video, Modern Day Slavery U.S. & World) how do our cultural values contribute to global stratification?