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A. Questions for weekly discussions and conversations (not part of the required Discussion Board assignment)
These questions can serve as the starting point for your discussions during the week. They are ?thought starters,? so that you can explore some ideas associated with the discussion board and unit topics. Answers are not required, and should not be submitted with your required assignment. Answers are not graded.
1. What is the definition of Socialization and why is an understanding of socialization important in the examination of how social groups interact?
2. What role or function do the social groups, that an individual belongs to, play in terms of the development of the individual’s sense of self and identity?
3. What is the basis or foundation for social stratification or social class in the US? How is the process of social stratification different in the US compared to other cultures?
B. Required Discussion Board assignment.
Textbook assignment: ?Stanford County Prison,? a famous experiment conducted by Dr. Philip Zimbadro in 1971
Using the e-Book, read the account of the ?Stanford County Prison? experiment. . Take particular note of the outcome of the experiment And what conclusions might be drawn. Discuss with your classmates how Dr. Zimbardo?s findings might apply to a current , real-life event. Try to relate a parallel current event other than the Abu Ghraib incident already mentioned in the textbook. Use the Internet and/or print periodicals to support your findings. Be sure to share some of the concepts outlined in Dr. Zimbardo?s experiment.

A. Questions for weekly discussions and conversations (not part of the required Discussion Board assignment)
These questions can serve as the starting point for your discussions during the week. They are ?thought starters,? so that you can explore some ideas associated with the discussion board and unit topics. Answers are not required, and should not be submitted with your required assignment. Answers are not graded.
1. In our society who decides what the ?good things? are in our culture? How do you know or come to know what the ?good things? are? How do we as members of our culture learn what these “good things” are?
2. What examples can you provide of how the concept of “life chances” operates in a (a) caste system, (b) a social class system, and (c) a one-party Communist system such as China?
B. Required Discussion Board assignment.
? Explain how an individual’s ascribed social class position at birth may affect what Max Weber called life chances, or the ability of an individual to attain the following “good things” that a society values:
o good health care
o longevity
o a good job
o security
o status
o wealth
o power
o prestige
? Describe how life chances may affect an individual’s life goals (positive or negative).
? In what ways may life chances be irrelevant?
? Give examples of how the concept of life chances operates in the following systems:
? a caste system
? a class system
? a one-party, Communist system (such as China)

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? Select a movie or TV show that effectively communicates the cultural, values and norms of a society that is different from your own culture. Ideally, this movie or TV show would be a foreign film with subtitles. The movie or TV show you select should provide you with a glimpse of what life is like in another culture. The process of watching this movie or TV show should provide you with a unique, cultural experience.
? Watch the movie/TV show that you selected, and use your reactions as part of your response to the following topic: Define ethnocentrism and how it affects individuals, societies, and multinational corporations.
Your paper should provide a comprehensive overview of the concept of ethnocentrism. You should use your cultural experience of watching the selected movie or TV show to discuss the effect of ethnocentrism on individuals, societies, and multinational corporations. Please feel free to use any personal experiences you may have had visiting different countries around the world as part of this paper; however, do not let your personal experiences with other cultures be the focal point of this paper. The focal point of the paper is your cultural experience watching the selected movie or TV show and your comprehensive overview of the concept of ethnocentrism. Please note that this paper is not intended to be a summary of the movie or TV show. Your paper should focus on the cultural observations that you are able to make based on this experience. Your response should be 2 pages.
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