” Local and Global Communities ” Please respond to one (1) of the following: Use the Internet to research the population of your community or town….

Local and Global Communities”  Please respond to one (1) of the following:

  • Use the Internet to research the population of your community or town. City-Data, located athttp://www.city-data.com/, is a great Website to get you started. Identify whether you town is growing or declining. Describe at least one (1) sociological aspect that can be attributed to this change.
  • Select a country and go to the CIA’s World Factbook Website, located athttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/xx.html, and research its economic wealth or poverty. Note: Please review the other student’s responses so that you do not repeat another student’s selection of a country. Then, describe the economic wealth or poverty of that country. Discuss any sociological aspects that may be causing this wealth or poverty.
  • Organizing Online. Read “#SOCIALCHANGE” located on pages 474 and 475 of the textbook. Describe the manner in which social media provides a venue for activism. Provide one (1) example of online support for an issue or cause.