Will apply theoretical knowledge they learn in the classroom to everyday, practical lived experiences. It consists of two parts: Part one entails application of social justice theories and the global sociological imagination to social issues. Part two consists of a reflective essay about the global-global nexus exercise and the entire course.
NOTE THAT THIS IS AN APPLIED ASSIGNMENT.
Follow these steps to complete this assignment:
Select any two chapters your course textbook.
Select one social problem or issue, such as homophobia, anti-Semitism, anti-Black racism, Islamophobia, anti-Aboriginal discrimination, residential school, sexism, racial profiling, etc., from each of your selected chapters from your textbook.
Using online news media (UNESCO and International News Organisations) (Links to an external site.), select one local news outlet in Canada and look for one case study/example of ONE LOCAL event/case study and one foreign ( outside Canada) and find ONE GLOBAL event/case study, which illustrates each of your chosen social issue or problem.
In other words, research four case studies: two local and two global.
Briefly define each social issue or problem.
Briefly summarize each article (up to 200 words).
Answer the following questions for each case study: What are the causes of the social issues/problems? Who are the victims? Who are the beneficiaries? Who caused it? What caused it? How are the two situationslocal and globalconnected? What remedies do you recommend? (Two recommendations should be enough). What is global sociological imagination?
Using the concept the global sociological imagination, explain how the two events are connected. For example, what has homeless in Vancouver in common with homeless in Port au Prince, Haiti?
Before you write your essay, watch this video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEJzyaDFPig (Links to an external site.)