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    the importance of education. Many different cultures put a different level of importance on education. Some may have the luxury of being from the upper class and knowing that they will be able to attend any college they wish. Money would not be a factor that they would have to consider. While for some people college may be out of reach and they have to step out into the workforce after finishing high school. I will be using different ideas from this sections to help us to understand how different cultures view the importance of education. One of the ideas that I will be using is the patterns on a person’s social relations. Some examples of patterns that could limit the amount of importance a person puts on their education is their class or race. If a person belonged to the lower class their whole life they may have been taught that money needed to be gained in the fastest way possible. They could do this by entering the work force at the youngest age they could and then their education would…

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    The study of the education system in the United States is very important to many sociologists. This is because many people, including children spend most of their days in the education process trying to excel in higher education (Burns, 182). The education stratification is organized into two main groups, which are functional and conflict theoretical perspectives (Burns, 182). Education serves several function in a society such as, promoting societal integration which refers to secondary…

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    Itzel Sandoval Sociology 101 Video Response One I agree that there should be more sex education around the world. There are way too many children that go malnourished and die because no one can provide for them. If there’s a way to prevent couples or even people, for that matter, from having unwanted children, they should be aware of contraceptives. There are so many people in Africa, Mexico, and Thailand that weren’t aware of contraceptives and they have unwanted children that they end up not…

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    Ever since the origin of our species, education can be eluded to be the epicenter of our survival. The Darwinian process in which humans learned what to do and what not to do dictated their daily lives, and that knowledge was passed on to their successors, which eventually made its way onto us, the modern day human being. Historically, education in America has served both political and economic needs as it played a major role in facilitating the growth of our nation. What was once regarded…

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    Malcolm, and Gray, Shirley. “Official and Unofficial Views of Physical Education.” Physical Education: Picking up the Baton. Chapter 1(2010): 8-29. Vancouver Island University library search eBook. Web. 7 November. 2015. This chapter is a detailed study of the nature and purposes of physical education it is done by analysing official and unofficial views of physical education. In this book physical education is not focused on in the education system and how core programs have characterised…

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    todays social structure. (Anderson, M.L. and Taylor, H.F. 2009). Such as the inequalities with pay, even though the equal pay act was passed in 1963, women still on average earn 19.7% less than men (Cameron, D. and Wilkinson, A. 2014). Whilst education is the process of learning new skills and knowledge that usually prepares people for further education or work. For both boys and girls the education process is different and…

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    primary apparatus that allows the dominant economic system to reproduce itself. Some may argue that without an education, a poor person would never be able to identify that they are being wronged by the system, that they would be blind to their exploitation and therefore unable to defend themselves against it. Shorris uses an anecdote about Aristotle to demonstrate this; when a student analyzed the philosopher’s thoughts on self-indulgence, the class collectively realized that they “were all…

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    [Last Name] 1 [Your Name] [Instructor Name] [Course Number] [Date] [Title]: [Subtitle] In the words of late President Lyndon B. Johnson, "Education is the key to opportunity in our society". Not only is education a simple access to help the individual to excel to their full potential but it also helps the economy grow. However, every State has their regulations on the education system, which causes complications and a limited amount of support for some schooling. Though if there was a Federal…

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    One cannot actually define culture without having a thorough understanding of race, ethnicity, social class, gender, world history, black history and sociology of the world. It is an illusion of inclusion that always has and will continue to be a hindrance of understanding a culture in the realm of education. People within different ethnic backgrounds defines what culture truly is. It’s a culture that people identify themselves, some conform to society 's values, while others do not; hence…

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    Introduction: The nursing profession aims to produce well educated workforce to care for people and communities. Also, advancing education level to higher education is highly encouraged as research has shown that lower mortality rate, positive outcomes and fewer medication errors are linked to nurses prepared at the baccalaureate, and graduate degree levels. Nonetheless, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has vowed commitment to produce highly educated nursing workforce as…

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