Discussion Post: Social Groups & Deviance
Write an essay to this question:
Using what you have learned about groups, organizations, and bureaucracies, compare and contrast two different groups or organizations of which you are a member. Describe the two groups.
How do they differ in terms of leadership, membership, purpose, and activities?
What is your role in the group?
Provide an example and brief description of a social group in the news as well (within the last 3 months). Please include a link for the news piece but you are not required to provide a full citation.
Meet the following course objectives:
a) Apply a sociological perspective to the social world.
b) Analyze contemporary social issues using the sociological imagination and use sociological theories and concepts to analyze everyday life.
c) Identify and describe bureaucracies and formal organizations.
d) Describe deviance and social control from a sociological perspective.
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.