(2) INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENTS
: must view and do a synopsis of a Social Problems documentaries…
- Coffee growers in poor rural areas are paid very little for their crop. What strategies are proposed in this clip for changing that situation?
- Now that you know something about the “sociology of coffee” and globalization, will your own consumption habits change at all?
- In what ways is the “coffee-go-round” an example of what Mills called “public issues” and “private troubles?”
- C. Wright Mills said that the sociological imagination comes from our ability to see the connection between “public issues” and “private troubles.” How does the narrator of this film make such a connection in his life? What are the “public issues” and the “private troubles?”