Analyze contemporary social issues using the sociological imagination and use sociological theories and concepts to analyze everyday life.
•Interpret the United States economy and politics.
•Discuss the sociological study of health and medicine in society.
In which forms of government do average citizens have the least and most political power? What options might they have for exerting political power under this type of government? In your response, also discuss voter participation in the U.S. Explain how a voter’s social class and other social factors can affect his or her voting practices. Besides voting, how can U.S. citizens influence political processes and outcomes? Have you personally used any of these strategies?