Sociocultural Issues Paper ( Obesity )

(obesity ) What are acceptable feeding practices for babies? How important is body image in different cultures? How do we teach children to make healthy choices? Is it acceptable to restrict children’s food intake and how?

Writing Guidelines:

1.Provide an introduction stating the importance of the sociocultural issue and why you were interested in the topic.

2.Describe the issue. Reference theories and examples to explain its importance as it relates to children and their development.

3.Discuss the issue from:
a. the perspective of UAE culture -What practices are usual in the UAE.
b. compare the UAE practices to that of at least 2 other cultures; what are the similarities or differences based on comparisons to the other cultures. important (make it as a table in the paper)

4.As a result of your research, what are some possible recommendations that you may give for use with family, community, and school/classroom (make reference to relevant reading) also, most important is to focus on UAE.

5.The paper should be typed, double-spaced, 12 pt. font, and should be no more/no less than 4 pages in length (not including title page and references).

6.Cite the sources of theories, terms, concepts, ideas where appropriate in the text and in the reference list at the end of the paper, using APA referencing style.

address an issue of interest to you as reflected in class readings and discussions and reflective of children’s current experiences in the UAE. You will make comparisons between the UAE and at least 2 other cultural contexts. You may select one of the sociocultural issues listed below or address a different issue in order to meet the paper requirement. Should you choose a different issue than those listed, please follow-up with your instructor for permission.

Sleeping arrangements What is best for babies, sleeping alone, or with others? What is an acceptable age for children to be expected to sleep in their own bed? How are young children trained to sleep on their own?
Teasing and bullying How is teasing and bullying defined and tolerated in different cultures? What are the consequences of bullying on young children? How is this issue viewed by parents and handled by educators?
Obesity What are acceptable feeding practices for babies? How important is body image in different cultures? How do we teach children to make healthy choices? Is it acceptable to restrict children’s food intake and how?
Gender roles How do young children become socialized to accept particular gender roles? What is acceptable behavior for young boys versus girls in different cultures?
Physical punishment Is spanking a child harmful? Under what circumstances is it acceptable? What is the difference between spanking and physical abuse? What legal consequences are there for parents?
Child labor At what age is it acceptable for children to work? Under what circumstances should children be able to work, especially when this means they will not get an education?
Relationships between children and their fathers What is the role of a father in child rearing? What effects do a good, poor, or no relationship with one’s father have on child development?
Childcare At what age should children begin going to school, or a childcare facility? What are common childcare options for new mothers? What effects do placing young children in childcare or employing nannies have on their development?
Siblinghood How do families prepare children for siblinghood? What rituals exist for welcoming a baby to the home? How does siblinghood affect child development?

1. Provide an introduction stating the importance of the sociocultural issue and why you were interested in the topic.

2. Describe the issue. Reference theories and examples to explain its importance as it relates to children and their development.

3. Discuss the issue from:
a. the perspective of UAE culture -What practices are usual in the UAE.
b. compare the UAE practices to that of at least 2 other cultures; what are the similarities or differences based on comparisons to the other cultures.

 

 

 

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