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    The City of Bend has great need for successful affordable housings programs. According to the 2014 Annual Renters Survey, the city has a vacancy rate of .6 percent, compared to a national vacancy rate of 4.1 percent. Similarly, housing inventory, as defined by number of listings available divided by closed listings per month, only stands at 2 months for homes valued $250,000 of less. This significant demand coupled with constrained supply has led to median house prices of $321,500, or percent…

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    many things about my own personal life that went unnoticed before. I think I have now the power to see things differently than I did before and for this I will always be grateful. I have been introduced to the realm of psychology, like any other social science student, through my Introduction to Psychology class. Thanks to that class and to the amazing teacher that thought the basis of psychology, I started understanding some of the reasons for some of the behaviours I see in every day life. I…

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    Goals That Make Reality A major concern for me in my life is to achieve an education. Since my younger years growing up as an adolescent and going to school, I always wondered what I wanted to do when I grow up. It seems like it’s not a hard question, but in reality it actually is. After I graduated high school in June 2000, I wanted to attend college, but didn’t have enough money to attend. After graduating high school, I decided to work first to save up money to go to college. I realized…

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    has developed extremely in the last 30 years. However, many countries including the mainland of China are facing the challenge of high youth unemployment. The Social Science institution of the Chinese Academy argues that the youth unemployment will have social, political and economic impacts on all aspects of the country (The Social Science institution of Chinese Academy. N.B). This essay will discuss the major reason, which causes the high youth unemployment from two aspects, economic…

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    Miami’s University course People of the world lecture “What is anthropology” (2014), professor Mark Peterson defines what anthropology is, presents some questions that anthropologists do, and what differences are between anthropology and other human sciences to show that there is not superior or inferior culture, but that each culture is worthy of respect.…

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    the tremendous contributions that she has made to the field of anthropology and the public. In addition, I find it very astounding that Mead “offers a resolution of the old apparent conflict between science and humanities through the development of a human science capable of justifying within science both quantitative and qualitative knowledge” (Ruby 2000, 165). Therefore, this provides a significant point of why one should combine the studies…

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    The first major I really have looked into this semester is Communication. I think this major really goes well with my ideals and values because I like working with people and social situations. Communication requires one semester of math which I am planning on taking this summer and I am okay with doing so. You need four semesters of a second language which I am starting fall of 2016 which I planned on. To declare this major one must have a in person meeting with an advisor and attend a…

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    I am applying to York’s Education: Language, Culture and Teaching program to further investigate the role of social pathologies, structural-pedagogical policy frameworks, and the consequential affective and behavioural developments in reaction to (cyber)bullying. Potential supervisors whose current research areas of interest coincide with my intentions are: Professor Sue Winton and Professor Lisa Farley. Professor Sue Winton’s incentive towards policy-making expounds my interests in the…

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    This movement led to the rise of social sciences and expanded the role of foundations immensely (Dr. Hatcher, Lecture, 10/22/2015). Social Darwinism was another idea prevalent throughout the Progressive Era, this was a taking…

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    SSR400: Social Theory

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    MODULE NAME: SOCIAL THEORY MODULE CODE: SSR400 ASSIGNMENT TOPIC: Social Theory: Critical theory, modernity, postmodernity and feminist theory. 1. Background and introduction In the history of humanity, there has always been a desire to understand what, how and most importantly why certain things do exist? Urry argues that “Sociology is made up of a multiplicity of perspectives that are not unified by a common idea of what society is” (2002: 223). The study of social theory wants to address and…

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