Social Issues (o.o)

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Social Issues (o.o) by Mind Map: Social Issues (o.o)

1. discrimination

1.1. gender

1.1.1. In some muslim countries, chauvinism still exists

1.1.1.1. girls are not encouraged to go to school/workforce

1.1.1.2. stereotype that women are for "producing babies"

1.2. racial

1.2.1. "Anti Islamic" sentiments

1.2.1.1. building of Ground zero

2. Culture issues

2.1. traditions being eroded

2.1.1. historical buildings are vanishing

2.1.2. traditional practices are no longer carried out

2.1.3. values are not held by youth nowadays

2.2. multinationalism

2.3. consumerism

3. society

3.1. New node

3.1.1. increasing ageing population

3.1.2. soldiers too soft?

3.1.2.1. e.g. a soldier was seen giving his backpack to his maid

3.2. norms

3.2.1. the rules that a group uses for appropriate and inappropriate values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors. these rules may be explicit or implicit.

3.2.1.1. injunctive norms

3.2.1.2. descriptive norms

3.2.1.3. explicit norms

3.2.1.4. implicit norms

3.2.1.5. subjective norms

3.2.1.6. personal norms

4. family

4.1. Definition

4.1.1. A fundamental social group in society typically consisting of one or two parents and their children

4.2. Stats

4.2.1. In UK, 41% of children were born outside marriage

4.2.2. lone parent families become more common

4.3. child-raising methods

4.3.1. cruel and intensive ways of raising children (e.g Amy Chua)

5. marriage

5.1. more divorces

5.2. less children per family

5.3. children migrating overseas

5.3.1. many do not tend to take care of parents when old

5.3.1.1. In singapore we have the Tribunal for Maintenance of Parents to prevent this from happening

5.3.2. old parents cannot support themselves

5.4. gay marriages

6. gender

6.1. gender inequality faced by females in life.

6.2. anti-homosexuality

6.2.1. believe that marriages are restricted to man and woman only

6.2.1.1. inequality in employment

7. population

7.1. ageing population on the rise

7.1.1. baby boom in 60s

7.1.2. SOUTH KOREA'S STRATEGIES: http://www.d-transition.info/western-demographic-winter-2/south-korea-introduces-new-policies-tackle-low-birth-rate-76/

7.1.3. JAPAN's: http://www2.standardandpoors.com/spf/pdf/media/GlobalAging2010AbsentAPolicyResponseJapansGrayingPopulationCouldImperilItsSovereignRatings.pdf

7.2. developed countries experiencing low birth rates

7.2.1. more mothers in workforce

7.2.2. high cost of living

7.3. graying workforce

7.3.1. projected: more than half aged more than 65 years old in 2035

7.4. harmonious? homogenious?

8. youth/children

8.1. problems

8.1.1. Addiction

8.1.1.1. gaming addiction

8.1.1.1.1. http://www.ssagsg.org/LearningSpace/EntertainmentGaming/GameAddiction.htm

8.1.1.1.2. http://www.questionpro.com/akira/ShowResults?id=624061&mode=data&mrup=false&egd=false&esd=true&groupingID=0&ifdbyg=false&globalResultMode=0

8.1.1.2. drug addiction

8.1.1.2.1. http://www.teen-drug-abuse.org/

8.1.2. violence

8.1.2.1. youth violence

8.1.3. premarital sex

8.1.4. political apathy/ineptitude

8.1.5. materialism

8.1.6. less mental resilience

8.1.7. weakening interest in local culture

8.1.8. stressful lifestyles

8.1.9. exploitation of children

8.1.9.1. http://www.childlabor.in/child-labour-in-india.htm

8.1.10. dearth of parental supervision leading to youth delinquency

8.2. activism

8.2.1. political activism; forums and seminars

8.2.2. environmental; green ambassadors

8.2.2.1. young environmentalist

8.2.3. more youths are using internet to promote activism

9. crime

9.1. poverty related

9.1.1. children have no choice but to commit crime to feed their families

9.1.2. war crimes

9.1.2.1. becoming soldier/rebel seems to be only option to survive

9.2. "nurture" argument

9.2.1. have parents who are criminals, children think it is "ok" to commit crime

10. race

10.1. blacks remain twice as likely to be unemployed,three times more likely to live in poverty and more than six times as likely to be imprisoned compared with whites.

10.2. discrimination towards minority races

10.3. social tension due to racial differences

11. welfarism