Category: Sociology

Social Actions

Max Weber, one of the most influential German sociologists, defined sociology as the science of social actions. It means any action in relation to other social affairs and other social actions. Max Weber himself differentiated such actions by given apt examples. A driver driving a car is performing a social action, however, a student reading a book is not performing a social action. From the former example, it has been learned that the car driver is performing a social action because his driving affects other, while the student has no social effect or social relation with other, therefore, he is not performing a social action. (more…)

Essay: Discrimination and Non-Combatant Immunity

Jus in Bello is a yardstick of determining whether an act of terrorism can be justifiable. The first condition revolves around ‘discrimination and noncombatant immunity’. This aims at ensuring non-combatants and innocent civilians are immune from attack.

Likewise, the state waging war must take reasonable measures to ensure they use the minimum force required to secure the just cause in line with the doctrine of proportionality.


Sex Education and its importance

Among many cultures in the world, especially Asia sex is considered a taboo and must be avoided in daily life conversations. It is something that is not very commonly discussed among some cultures. Talking about sex in such cultures is thought to be vulgar. There is a gap between parents and children and they cannot discuss or talk about sex so openly. Females in some cultures have to observe veil in order to hide sexually arousing parts of the body. There is a separate education for girls and boys and they cannot talk with each other. (more…)

Protecting Children From Harm And Abuse

Safeguarding children is the responsibility of the parents, their families, and their communities. However, it is also the responsibility of professionals whose profession are connected to the welfare of children to provide professional advice to parents, communities and schools the best way to safeguard the rights of children Professionals should utilize their knowledge, experience, and expertise for promoting the welfare of children and be aware of the emotional weight of this work and ensure vigorous clinical supervision and support to protect children. Social care workers often approach people living in proximity to a child about whom they have received reports of abuse. (more…)

Protecting Children and Their Families

Every child deserves the chance for achieving their full potential This means that every child should receive the love and care that he/she deserves so that they remain in good health, be safe from harm, enjoy life and be given the chance to achieve their maximum potential so that they become responsible citizen and make their contributions to society and eventually grow up achieve financial security. Child abuse is very common and there is no specific reason or description as to why parents and caregivers mistreat their children because this maltreatment occurs across among all socioeconomic, religious, cultural, racial and ethnic groups and the risk factor to children is the same no matter who abuses the child. (more…)