Summarize the main points of the video, then explain your personal reaction to / reflection upon the video. In your paper it is not enough to say simply “ liked the video” or “ didn’t like the video.” You need to think critically about your reaction to the video/issues posed, and explain why you reacted to the video the way that you did. LINK.
In a 3-4 page paper do the following: Explore how privacy has changed in response to digital technology and dataveillance; Describe what the future of privacy looks like Discuss whether or not there a need to rethink the concept of privacy in the digital age? Why or why not?
What is assimilation? Why is it important 1) for the host society and 2) for the immigrant population?
Where did they come from? [be as specific as possible] Why did they leave? When did they arrive? What determined where they settled? Did they arrive as a family or in a “chain”? What resources, or “capital(s)”, did they bring with them that shaped the direction and pace of their assimilation?
Is there still meaningful ethnic persistence (i.e., partial assimilation) in regard to culture, social relationships, and marital choice? Does this slow or even oppose assimilation?
Is there evidence of a “new” ethnicity (e.g., Latinos, Desi, Chicano) that limits assimilation?
How typical is this family’s experience for the ethnic group in the city or metropolitan region? Note and explain any discrepancies.
With your case study in mind, is there political resistance to the group’s assimilation? Is the group assimilating in a position of inequality and subordination?
Drawing on these theories: Regimes of Truth, Disciplinary Societies, Surveillance Capitalism.
Describe how they offer new ways of approaching and understnading the workings of contemporary society.
In what important and interesting ways do these approaches and understandings of social phenomena overlap, extend and/or diverge from one another? Do you find anything compelling or problematic in their appraisals of socail reality? Critically assess with use of your own examples.
Demonstrate extensive knowledge of classical and contemporary empirical sociological perspectives and theories in making critical sense of the social world and lived experience.
Critically evaluate the diversity and complexity of modern and contemporary orientations within sociological theory
Evaluate and critique a range of such theoretical resources within the discipline
Reason critically about the key concepts and ideological emphasis of a range of contemporary theoretical viewpoints
Construct critical and informed arguments about their strengths and limitations
Evaluate contemporary sociological perspectives and theories in making critical sense of the social world and lived experience.