An individual in our society goes through multiple phases in life the steps taken are what lead

1200 WordsApr 23, 20195 Pages
An individual in our society goes through multiple phases in life; the steps taken are what lead into a change of phase. Numerous events that take place in our lives impact us in varying ways. A simple issue can lead to a greater one, which will then lead to a dramatic impact. The sociological imagination is what helps us understand the relationship between our individual circumstances or core issues in a sociological perspective (Ferris & Stein 2010). Culture, social relationships, and even social institutions are very influential when it comes to a person trying to manage his or her life (Ferris & Stein 2010). In my case, the core issue in my life is that of my career and future. Race and ethnicity are major factors that are of…show more content…
In order to get to my goal I had to be a great student. This lead to sickness, hair loss, improper nutrient levels, increased anxiety, etc. My mother and father had an argument, ending in my mother saying “if he keeps this up, he’s going to not want it, or worst, die.” After that, my father became less pushy because he knew that I still shared the same dream as he did for me, so he didn’t want to risk me hating it. I understand why he was so eager though. Back in the Middle East, academics are very important, and the curriculum is much more rigorous. Most Arab parents want their kids to be the elite, meaning they want them to have professions that will benefit the world and sound good when their friends ask them what their son does. However my parents kept implementing that they don’t care what other people think. They say that the reason they want this for me is because it will make them happy, because they know it’ll make me happy. I agree with that; they made me want it; therefore I know that I’ll live a good life when I achieve the goal. Overall, my race and ethnicity are powerful elements that lead to my professional consideration. The idea of gender can be correlated with race and ethnicity. For the most part, our culture is patriarchal. My father works, makes the money, and brings home the halal bacon, and so on. He doesn’t want my mother to work because he doesn’t want her to bother herself with such things, unless she

More about An individual in our society goes through multiple phases in life the steps taken are what lead

Open Document