I need someone help me to write two pages for each topic 1. In this final activity you will take a global perspective to evaluate a social
• A global perspective assumes that globalization touches virtually every aspect of our daily lives (Ferrante 2015:18). It means you use global connections- you analyze a situation in connection with the rest of the globe. These global connections can occur as a result of a social force, such as technology. The availability and use of mobile communication technologies like social media, which give us access to multiple stories about range of problems (from sexual harassment in the workplace to violence against women) and the different ways women and men confront these in various cultural contexts around the world.
• A social movement is an organized effort to make a change, resist a change, or
undo a change in some area of society (Ferrante 2015: 353-355). Social movements depend on three conditions:
A. An actual or imagined condition that enough people find objectionable
B. A shared belief that something needs to be done about the condition
C. An organized effort to attract supporters, articulate the condition, and define a strategy for addressing the objectionable condition.
• The particular social movement that we will examine is an issue of social justice (#MeToo). You will identify the way this movement appears at a local level, while keeping in mind that similar movements are occurring in other places – suggesting this could be a global concern.
2. Examine the #MeToo social movement. What are the successes and
limitations of this movement in your own society and around the globe in
Social Change & Social Movements
- Khan Academy. 2014. “Social Movements – society & culture (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
- National Geographic. 2018. “Why Do Young People Get Involved in Social Movements? (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
- Chow, Toby. 2013. “Social movements – a primer (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
Role of Technology
- PBS News Hour 2017. “How online social movements translate to offline results (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
- “How The Internet Advanced The New Civil Rights Movement (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
The following links will enable you to do some exploratory research and learn more about this social movement prior to our final exam period next week.
OPINION: Brown, K. 2018. “Women In Prison Are Still Waiting For Their Me Too Moment (Links to an external site.)” April 10. HuffPost.
NEWS: Fox, K & J. Diem. 2017. “#MeToo’s global moment: the anatomy of a viral campaign (Links to an external site.)” November 9th. CNN
RESEARCH DATA: Graff, N. 2018. “Sexual Harassment at Work in the Era of #MeToo (Links to an external site.)” April 4. Pew Research Trends.
NEWS: Khomani, N. 2017. “#MeToo: how a hashtag became a rallying cry against sexual harassment (Links to an external site.)” October 20. The Guardian
OPINION: Morales, V. 2018. “The Invisible Victims Of #MeToo (Links to an external site.)” Feb, 13. HuffPost.
NEWS: NPR, 2018 China’s Top Employers Routinely Publish Sexist Job Ads, Study Says (Links to an external site.)
ADVOCACY: Nunn, M. 2018. “How to make a #MeToo a truly global movement (Links to an external site.)”
March 9. Time
NEWS: Prois, J. & C. Moreno. 2018. “The #MeToo Movement Looks Different For Women Of Color. Here Are 10 Stories. (Links to an external site.)” Jan. 2. HuffPost.
NEWS: Stahl, L. 2018. “Leading by example to close the gender pay gap (Links to an external site.)” April 15. CBS 60 Minutes.
UN DOCUMENT: Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women (Links to an external site.), United Nations Resolution (1994).