SOTT Gender Inequality, sociology assignment help


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The “Sign of the Times” (SOTT) is like doing a current even. However, this will be relative to sociology and the chapter we are doing that particular week. Here are some specifics:  You will have a SOTT prepared when prompted in the modules.  The preparation should include finding a periodical on the Internet, copy the URL and paste it into a Microsoft Word document, and typing a two to four paragraph synopsis on the same document. The synopsis should summarize the article and explain how the article is relative to sociology and the chapter(s) we are covering that week. Please cite your work according to APA or ASA standards. Below is an example of the format of the SOTT. Please put link to article in paper as shown below. find a article on gender inequailty.

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Running Head: POVERTY RELATED INJUSTICES. Poverty related Injustices Kenora Adams University of Texas San Antonio 09/10/2016 1 Poverty related injustices. 2 SOTT #1 In the recent past, poultry workers in the U.S have reportedly been denied washroom breaks forcing them to wear diapers according to an exposé by Oxfam an anti-poverty group. These poor workers were in constant fear of losing their jobs therefore had to persevere hard times since it was their only way of earning a decent living. Asking for permission to attend to a call of nature resulted in harsh treatment involving physical punishment, mockery or dismissal from work. Some workers opted to restrict themselves from using fluids or liquids to avoid the discomfort and pain as a result of nature calls. To a greater extent, women were the most affected due to the normal biological realities caused by pregnancy and menstruation making these experiences a living hell for them. These poor workers had to make the hard choice between job security and their health opting to risk the latter with washroom breaks coming distantly apart within the normal eight (8) working hours in a day. Incidences of workers with health related issues having no washroom breaks either resulted to worsening conditions and high medical bills for the affected. Moreover, the harsh denial also led to struggles to maintain individual dignity and privacy which in itself was a violation. Despite these social injustices occurring in the workplaces, leading poultry such as Tyson Foods, Sanderson Farms, Perdue Farm and Pilgrim’s Pride denied these claims claiming that Oxfam was witch-hunting them. However, reality stands that due to the poverty levels of these workers few or none would move to court against this corporate bodies hence resulting in more atrocities. The intervention by Oxfam brought into the limelight the controversial issue and assisted highlights the worker’s plight. Employee welfare is key in the workplace, should be maintained with high levels of integrity as this creates conducive working environments, and motivates employees to maximize their effort in attaining set goals. This welfare was out-rightly abused with the workers social status and poverty level Poverty related injustices. 3 being levelled against them to victimize them. According to the U.S Workplace Safety laws, denial of regular access to the washroom amounts to a violation of the anti-discrimination laws. Additionally this goes against the Disabilities Act and other civil rights laws that outlaw sex or gender discrimination. Strict laws to monitor against and punish perpetrators of such injustices should be enacted and enforced to curb against them. ...
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Gender Inequality
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University of Texas San Antonio


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