Schools contribute to disempowering girls in reinforcing their subordination in already patriarchal society. Can this statement be applied to Mauritian society? Describe and discuss.
The way that the elderly are viewed and treated diverges from society to society. In some African countries, for instance, the old are considered to have a very high status because, as their life nears its biological end, they are considered to be ‘closer to God’. Do you agree with this statement?
a) What do sociologists study?
b) Identify some of things they study and the ways they study them.
a) What do you understand by the term mass media?
b) Identify some of ways your behaviour is affected by them.
a) What do you understand by the phrase consumerism?
b) Is consumerism element of human nature?