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Sociology - Semester Essay, Essay

1.          The purpose of this essay is to encourage you to improve and apply your understanding of major sociological paradigms. You will choose one these major paradigms: STRUCTURAL FUNCTIONALISM, SOCIAL CONFLICT THEORY, and SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM. This chosen paradigm will be explored and applied to a local social issue as reported by a local news source.  a.         Part 1 (1 page): You will find a Central Florida news article from the last six months that provides an example of one of the many social topics (article is related general sociological areas such as social structure, social control/deviance, inequality, social institutions, or social change) discussed in our course. The social issue in your article must be happening within Central Florida. For this essay, Central Florida is defined as a 50-mile radius from Downtown Orlando. You should summarize the events of the article in this part. Be sure to include and apply at least ONE sociological concept discussed in the course (not related to paradigm).  Your news article should have a substantial amount of content. Local, reputable news sources should be your main focus.  b.         Part 2 (1 page): In this section, you will need to choose ONE of the three mentioned paradigms to apply. You will summarize the core concepts associated with this chosen paradigm. You explain to me the strengths and weaknesses of this sociological paradigm.  Please provide an example of research that applies your chosen paradigm (can be found in your textbook).  c.          Part 3 (2 pages): For the remainder of the essay, you will “interpret” your news article using your chosen perspective. Using your chosen paradigm, how do you “see“ the events of the news article? You will apply core concepts of your chosen paradigm to the events of the article. At the end of this section, you will need to provide at least FOUR quality sources of information to reinforce your content (your news article and textbook are acceptable). You must cite where you use your sources in your essay and create a properly formatted reference list. Reference list does NOT count towards essay length. 2.         Format: a.         This essay must be at least FOUR FULL pages. An abstract is not required. Please note that abstracts, title pages, and reference lists WILL NOT count toward page length.  b.         Essay must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document or a compatible file form. If the file cannot be downloaded to Microsoft Word, the essay will not be accepted. c.          This essay must be in APA, MLA, or ASA format (information for these formats can be found on the Valencia Library website, see the “Helpful Links” section of the Blackboard course page). Please state in your title page or submission comments (Blackboard) which format you are using. This essay must be typed and double-spaced using 12 point font and one inch margins. Your grade will be reduced for large font and/or large margins.  d.         Grading rubric will be posted for essay.  e.        Due date listed on Course Schedule (due by 11:59pm on due date)
1.          The purpose of this essay is to encourage you to improve and apply your understanding of major sociological paradigms. You will choose one these major paradigms: STRUCTURAL FUNCTIONALISM, SOCIAL CONFLICT THEORY, and SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM. This chosen paradigm will be explored and applied to a local social issue as reported by a local news source.  a.
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