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Part 1 (300 words) Reflecting on what you’ve learned, discuss at least one issue

Part 1 (300 words) Reflecting on what you’ve learned, discuss at least one issue that people who are undocumented are facing. How does this affect a person on an individual level? Do you think that the issue you described is … Continue reading

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Your final paper should be a 4-5 page paper on social inequality and the Covid-1

Your final paper should be a 4-5 page paper on social inequality and the Covid-19 pandemic. Your paper must use the following article for reference: https://www.vox.com/2020/4/10/21207520/coronavirus-deaths-economy-layoffs-inequality-covid-pandemic  INSTRUCTIONS: 1) Read the linked article. 2) Pick ONE element of social inequality discussed … Continue reading

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In this paper, you will rely on course materials and outside sources to apply a

In this paper, you will rely on course materials and outside sources to apply a sociological perspective to illness through analyzing a pharmaceutical advertisement. Pharmaceutical advertisements are prevalent in the US media. Just flip open a magazine, turn on the … Continue reading

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Answers to each question should be approximately 3-4 pages. (Your completed exam

Answers to each question should be approximately 3-4 pages. (Your completed exam should be 12-16 pages).  Please put all essays in a single document. Be sure to include the readings the questions ask you to include. Use ONLY READINGS  PROVIDED. … Continue reading

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The readings and podcast explained that despite of evidence to the contrary, peo

The readings and podcast explained that despite of evidence to the contrary, people believe that mental illness is a cause of gun violence, especially mass shootings (except in cases where religion is a factor).  Pretend that you are invited to … Continue reading

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In this module (and in the previous ones), you’ve read strong critiques of the f

In this module (and in the previous ones), you’ve read strong critiques of the field of psychiatry, of medicalization, and of various editions of the DSM. At the same time, mental health providers and diagnostic labels can help individuals understand … Continue reading

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In this paper, describe the major trends in care for the mentally ill from the c

In this paper, describe the major trends in care for the mentally ill from the colonial period to World War II.  What did you find most surprising?  What can we learn from the past? Please use the following when formatting … Continue reading

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Based on your readings about the trends in care for persons defined as mentally

Based on your readings about the trends in care for persons defined as mentally ill, what recommendations would you make about providing care for persons defined as mentally ill?  How would you balance the need for institutional settings with the … Continue reading

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In this paper, describe how the women’s stories in the podcast (or stories from

In this paper, describe how the women’s stories in the podcast (or stories from your experience or friends’ and family’s experiences) illustrate how breastfeeding is becoming increasingly medicalized.  Provide examples of medicalization you heard in the stories or have observed … Continue reading

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For this paper, think of a diagnostic label for a mental illness of your choosin

For this paper, think of a diagnostic label for a mental illness of your choosing. In your paper, address how a diagnostic label might be helpful and how it might be harmful for individuals with that diagnosis.  As part of … Continue reading

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