ABS 417 Entire Course (Ash Course)
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FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs417tutorial.com ABS 417 Week 1 DQ 1 ( The Power of Many ) ABS 417 Week 1 DQ 2 ( Social Change Model ) ABS 417 Week 2 DQ 1 ( Empowerment, Disempowerment and Social Change ) ABS 417 Week 2 DQ 2 ( Non-Profit vs. For-Profit Organizations ) ABS 417 Week 2 Assignment ( Ref..
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FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Macro Social Systems. Outline the three macro systems theories discussed in Chapter 12 of your textbook (functionalism, conflict theory, and interactionism). Describe how each of these perspectives would explain the macro system problem of crime and delinquency. Which approach do you support the most? Explain your reasoning.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Final Paper To complete the following final paper, go to this week's Final Paper link in the left navigation. Final Paper Focus of the Final Paper Imagine that you are a researcher and are conducting a study to investigate a community problem. Using behavioral research principles, select a macro systems problem to investigate (there are many suggested in the textbook, e.g. domestic violence, homophobia, sexual abuse, delinquent gangs) and design a study to solve this community problem.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Problems of Adolescence. Describe a major problem often experienced by adolescents (e.g., anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or delinquency). What are its likely causes? How is the problem typically treated? Identify alternative treatments that could be more effective. Rely on research evidence to support your views.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Leadership Theories. Briefly compare and contrast the leadership theories presented in Chapter 8 of your textbook. Select a historical figure (living or dead) who has been a leader. Use one of the theories to explain the successes and failures of the leader you selected. What type of leader does your historical figure exemplify?
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Communication PowerPoint Presentation. Develop a 10- to12-- slide PowerPoint Presentation designed for training the staff at a local high school. The PowerPoint Presentation should focus on strategies that promote communication skills among adolescents.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Suicide. Chapter 7 of the textbook discusses adolescent suicide. Select a group that could be considered a minority (e.g., Hispanics, homosexuals, or students with learning disabilities) and discuss the potential suicide risk for this group. What factors may make them more or less likely to attempt suicide than other groups? What support can be given to individuals and/or groups to decrease suicide attempts? Rely on research findings to answer these questions.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Development Theories. Select either Kohlberg’s theory of moral development, Gilligan’s theory of moral development, or Fowler’s theory of faith development. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of your selected theory. Which stage of your selected theory, do you think that you are currently experiencing? Provide examples to reinforce your answer.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Ethnicity and Learning Theory. Select an ethnic group from your textbook, or outside readings, and discuss how the application of learning theory may vary according to the cultural beliefs and values of this group. Based on the research, justify why you think specific learning techniques could be used by your chosen ethnic group.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Parenting Styles. Briefly describe the different parenting styles discussed in this week’s readings. How could they impact cognitive and social development? Identify the style that your parents applied to you, or the style you apply to your children. What do the readings say about the effects of this parenting style on cognitive and social development? Is this evidence supported by your own experiences?
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Doug’s Story. Read Doug’s story in the Human Ecology Perspective section of your textbook. Respond to the ethical questions that follow. To what extent is economic inequality fair? Did Doug have the right to vent his anger in such a violent manner? What, if anything, could be done to improve Doug’s economic and ecological status?
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Community Change. Write a two- to- three- page paper (excluding title and reference pages) that identifies a problem faced by your community. Discuss how a model of community change could be implemented to improve the problem. 1. Describe six features of your community (e.g., cultural make up, size, and locality). 2. Define the problem (e.g., obesity, environmental pollution, teenage pregnancy, graffiti, truancy, gangs, drugs, child labor, or insufficient educational programs) and explain why the problem is detrimental to the community.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs497tutor.com Fabian’s Story. Read Fabian’s story in the “Human Behavior and Community Macro Systems: Sociopsychological Perspective” section of your textbook. Briefly describe the sociopsychological perspective and compare it to at least one other perspective the book discusses. How can the sociopsychological perspective be used to understand, and perhaps solve, Fabian’s issue? Is there another perspective that would offer a better solution? Explain your answers.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs417tutorial.com ABS 417 Week 5 DQ 2 ( Lobbying ) Lobbying In 250-300 words, describe the process of political lobbying. • What makes a good lobbyist? • What techniques do they use? • What do they hope to accomplish?
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs417tutorial.com ABS 417 Week 5 Assignment ( Research Paper ) Focus of the Final Paper Consider from the authors of the course text the following quote: “Progressive social change is about defending the weak from the strong, gaining resources to reduce human hardship, and striving to promote an equitable society. It is about battling for economic and social justice, working to protect and enhance civil liberties, and respecting the environment” (Rubin & Rubin, 2008, p. 433). Begin your paper with a discussion of Community or Progressive Organizing, as you understand it at this point in the course. Review your areas of strength as an organizer.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs417tutorial.com ABS 417 Week 4 DQ 2 ( Support Sector ) Support Sector Watch the Faith in Action: PICO Organizing Model and The Playing for Change Foundation videos. These organizations have different roles and goals. In 250-300 words, describe the different types and roles of support organizations in social action and change (Refer to text, p. 248). Also discuss the types of considerations needed to administrate over these organizations (Chapter 11). Support your comments with scholarly references and respond to a minimum of two classmates’ postings.
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.abs417tutorial.com ABS 417 Week 4 DQ 1 (Social Activist ) Social Activist Complete the iPersonic Personality Test (you do not need to complete the Personality Profiles section) and answer the following questions: Suppose you saw a job advertisement such as the ones included on pages 173, 179, and 180 of your text. Describe your specific qualifications (or those you could develop) with examples of how you would be the best candidate for the position of the job for which you seem best suited.