Project 1: Dialogue—Prevalence of Weight problems
An ironic aspect of poverty in America is the prevalence of weight problems with its accompanying well being points. That is particularly seen on Native American reservations.
For this project, click on right here to look at the video, “Good Meat.” Click on right here for a transcript of this video.
Then, reply to the next:
What are the sociological elements that contribute to weight problems on the reservation?
What motivated Beau LeBeau to handle his weight problems, and what did he do?
Did Beau succeed? What are the sociological challenges that exist which make it arduous for folks on reservations, within the interior metropolis, or in poor rural areas to be wholesome?
What do you suppose society can do to assist the poor be wholesome?
Write your preliminary response in roughly 200–300 phrases.
What cultural elements contribute to each the issues of and options to weight problems among the many poor?
How can the working poor overcome weight problems with out authorities intervention?
Hurst, S. (2010). Goodmeat . Retrieved from http://curdevstaging.courseassets.com/LIVEcourse/auo/SOC111/GOODMEAT_DVD.m4v