What are the main characteristics and causes of gender inequality in wage earnings in Canada?/What is medicalization? Why is it an issue?/Are there biological limits to equality between the genders?
Part A: Answer the following two questions in short paragraph answers of 150–250 words each:
1. What are the main characteristics and causes of gender inequality in wage earnings in Canada?
2.What is medicalization? Why is it an issue? Provide an example to illustrate your answer.
Part B: Answer the following question in an essay of about 400–600 words:
1.Are there biological limits to equality between the genders? (Note: In addition to the information in the textbook, see the discussion of the research on the biology of gender differences in Activity 4.2c “The Gender Trap”). Please access this by logging onto my online class website. https://barabus.tru.ca/soci1111/gender_trap.html
Part C: Complete both Activity 1&2 for both Discussion 1 &2. Please see attached examples of how to complete Activity 1 for both discussions. Please refer to PART C DISCUSSION attachments to answer Activity 2 for both discussions:
Discussion 1: Media Story
Activity 1: up to 250 words. Select a current newspaper or broadcast media story that is relevant to the topics that we covered in Sociology 1111 (please log into my online school account to see what topics we covered). Provide a brief summary of the story and then explain how it illustrates sociological ideas, issues, or concepts. By using a specific sociological perspective, explain why this story is relevant for sociologists. Cite the topic of your story in the subject line of your discussion posting. If possible, provide a link to the story, so readers can go to the original source.
Activity 2: up to 200 words. Review at least one contribution by another student and provide a response to her/his contribution. Explain why you agree or disagree with what this student said and/or provide an additional or alternative view of the story that he/she selected for discussion.