A Brief Note On Classical Social And Organizational Theory

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SOC 802 – CLASSICAL SOCIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY
EXAM II – FALL, 2016
Le Crouch

Scenario:
You have been hired as a consultant for an INGO (International Non-Governmental Organization) to help refugees. You can pick a particular refugee group or stream to address, or just look at refugees in general. Your job is to help the INGO understand why there seems to be substantial public resistance to refugees in the United States right at the moment and/or strategize how to help combat this apparent resistance.
1. Use either Durkheim or Martineau to deepen your understanding of the problem. Begin with a short transition that may be a sentence or two or a short paragraph in length. Next, write a paragraph which broadly introduces the theory (this might be a new paragraph or, If you wrote a transition sentence or two, the same paragraph). Follow this with a paragraph which explores in some depth the specific aspects of the theory most useful for the problem at hand. Finally, end with a paragraph which applies the theory to the problem at hand. While writing, keep in mind the need to maintain coherency across sections (do this for all questions).

The INGO (International Non-Governmental Organization) helps refugees move to the country. The INGO needs to understand why there seems to be substantial public resistance to refugees in the United States at the moment. For the purpose of these questions, refuges are discussed in general with no particular group identified.…
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