In your discussion posting, first: 1) Apply this chapter’s contents to your own
In your discussion posting, first:
1) Apply this chapter’s contents to your own life experience with the institutions of marriage and the family. What social factors affect your family life? In what ways is your family life different from that of your grandparents?
2) Have social media and internet dating sites transformed the courtship process? In what ways? What social factors might explain the rise in usage of dating sites (Match, Bumble, Hinge, Tinder etc) and social media as a tool to seek out love, romance, sex and companionship?
3) Post a response to another classmate’s posting, discussing your thoughts of their post in a respectful and thoughtful manner. What stood out to you about their analysis? Which sociological or psychological theories best explain the dissemination of these racial or ethnic representations in the mass media?
NOTE: Make sure you answer all parts of the discussion question and that each post and response meet the minimum word count requirement of 250 words for each post and classmate response. Posts that do not have an accompanying classmate response or do not meet the minimum word count requirement will not be graded and will receive a “0” for the given assignment.