The research paper should be 5-7 pages double spaced. It will consist of two
parts, statement of the problem, a short concise thesis statement about what you are going to
research. The second part will consist of a literature review of the sociological problem that you
will research. The paper should also have a title and bibliography. You can select any topic
related to Deviance. Make sure you narrow your topic down to a manageable topic. I am sure
that you can find something that interests you from the readings, videos and topics covered in
the course to research, if you are having difficulty choosing a topic. ASA Style-formatting should
be used in the paper. If you have any questions please ask.