This discussion addresses module outcome 1. You will apply key sociological concepts to a discussion of the relationship between leisure and work. You will be asked to assess the relationship between leisure and technology and between work and technology. You will discuss how these lines get blurred. You will be asked to critically assess the potential harm that the blurring of this line has on society.
Before beginning this activity, be sure to read the Module Notes and the assigned readings and viewings. Use as much detail from the readings and other learning materials in the module as possible to answer the following questions.
How have leisure and work changed over the last few decades? Use specific examples from your readings and the assigned videos for the module in your answer.
Sociologists argue that the line between work and leisure has blurred due to advances in technology. Do you agree or disagree? Explain your answer.
Discuss the consequences, if any, that the blurring of this line has on society at large. These can be negative, positive or both. Use specific examples to support your answer.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words and must substantively integrate the assigned readings with proper APA style formatting.
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