First, based on the assigned textbook readings, (JoAnn Chirico. 2019. Global Pro


First, based on the assigned textbook readings, (JoAnn Chirico. 2019. Global Problems, Global Solutions. Prospects for a Better World.) chapter one, answer the following questions:
1. What is a social problem? What are the key definitional characteristics of social problems (as explained in the textbook)? How do social problems differ from private troubles? Please explain and illustrate your answers with the relevant examples from the textbook. Your response should capture the key characteristics of social problems as discussed in the textbook (Your response should be 300-350 words long).
2. What makes some people more or less vulnerable to social problems? Specifically, what is social location and how does it shape vulnerability to social problems (as explained in the textbook)? Please elaborate. Are you personally vulnerable to social problems (e.g., unemployment, poor health and/or poverty)? Please explain why or why not? (Your answer should be 300-350 words long).
Second, after reading the Guardian article and watching the PBS film, please answer the following questions:
3. Based on the assigned article and film list and describe the key social forces that push people to emigrate and leave their native country. If you were subjected to these forces, would you leave the US? Why or why not? How did the film “Lost Boys” inform your understanding of these forces? Support your answer with at least two specific insights from the film. (Your answer should be 300-350 words long).
4. What are the key challenges or problems that many immigrants, like the boys portrayed in the film, face while starting a new life in a foreign country? Describe at least three such problems/challenges and support them with examples from the film. Why should these challenges be seen as social problems/public issues rather than private troubles? Please explain. Your explanation should clearly refer to the key characteristics of social problems (as addressed in Q1). (Your answer should be 300-350 words long).
https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/jul/07/war-and-violence-drive-majority-of-people-fleeing-to-europe-by-sea-not-economics
https://www.pbs.org/video/pov-lost-boys-sudan/


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