Demographic Report of Jacksonville Town, Florida

  Demographic Report Introduction Jacksonville City, Florida, is one of the largest city in the contiguous United State in terms of the area covered. The city became the largest following consolidation of other smaller cities within Florida. The city also holds the highest population among all other cities in the state of Florida. The city plays a number of administrative roles, including acting as Duval County’s county seat. Jacksonville City rests on a flat plateau extending over a large area. A high water table surrounds the city, meaning that the city is susceptible to flooding. Surface lakes found in Jacksonville area are shallow since the area lies on a plateau. To the east of Jacksonville is the Atlantic Ocean. The city experiences a subtropical climate – characterized by mild winters and hot humid summers. Jacksonville City is a metropolitan city, accommodating people from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds. This paper presents an in-depth analysis of the socio-economic information about Jacksonville City, Florida. Education Jacksonville City...
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Refugees and Risk of Mental Illness & Suicide Rates

Refugees and Risk of Mental Illness & Suicide Rates Nature of the issue There is need to address refugees in Australia. Mental illnesses encompass a range of mental health conditions. Some of the major mental health disorders which afflict refugees include dementia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and among other psychotic disorders. If these disorders are not checked, they may increase suicides rates among the population. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) (2011), an average of 2,000 Australians commits suicide every year. Among the high risks groups include those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This means that based on the data collected over the past years, refugees are at a higher risk of committing suicide. Even though mental illness & suicide rates can affect the entire population, cultural influences have a perverse and profound impact on the outcomes of mental illnesses such as anxiety disorders and mood disorders. A significant number of refugees suffering from mental illness lack...
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Can Americans understand the motivations of an Iraqi insurgent?

Question In his lecture, sociologist Sam Richards (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. set a challenge: can Americans understand the motivations of an Iraqi insurgent? He gave his audience a taste of what C. W. Mills called the sociological imagination (a perspective that allows one to locate the structural transformations that lie behind one's personal troubles).Use your sociological imagination to write an essay that highlights one cultural concept from three different sociological approaches (structural-functional, social-conflict, and symbolic-interactionsm).   Sociological Perspectives Sociological approaches or theories enable sociologists to analyze social phenomena from multiple perspectives. Sociological theories are important as they help people explain and predict social phenomena. Sociological theories can enable sociologists to develop generalizations about social phenomena while at other times the theories enable sociologists to make specific observations about social phenomena (Stolley, 2005). Indeed, these theories are important in explaining social events at both the micro and macro levels. Theoretical perspectives also enable sociologists to understand how the society influences...
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