SOC 101 Week 4 DQ 1 Current Social Issues
Read Chapter Four of the text, Introduction to Sociology, and review the article, Overweight and Obesity, U.S. Obesity Trends. Answer the following questions from the text (page 183), Applying Sociology: Is Obesity Really a Problem?
Why is obesity high in some states and not in others?
Is overeating the only cause of rising obesity rates, or what other social factors could contribute to them?
In the nature-nurture debate, do you think that people are the size they are because of genetics or because of lifestyle choices?