Gender and society gender violence
In this course, we have addressed many topics related to gender and society (socialization, media, health, deviance, family, workplace, etc.). The research paper should show a comprehension and analysis of the course readings and course objectives.
We have addressed many topics related to gender and society
In this course, we have addressed many topics related to gender and society (socialization, media, health, deviance, family, workplace, etc.). The research paper should show a comprehension and analysis of the course readings and course objectives. The weekly readings and sociological theories should serve as a beginning point for your paper and should be incorporated in the assignment.
For the research paper, you will need to select a topic of interest that is related to the course and readings. Incorporate related, scholarly materials (minimum of 5 sources) into your analysis. A list of potential topics is included below; you can select another topic of interest that is related to the course. You will select a topic that interests you and provide a critical analysis of the topic and its relevance in contemporary society.
As you complete the research paper, assess your assignment. It should include:
1. A description of your topic and relevance to the course
Introduction should provide an overview of the paper
Clearly stated research question
2. The background, current, and future issues related to your topic (if applicable)
a. Explain the background/history of the topic. What events, laws, policies, etc. have been related to the topic?
b. How do these factors describe why your topic is an important social issue today?
c. What are the current policies, debates, controversies, etc. related to the topic?
d. How does the topic affect contemporary society?
e. What social change do you predict will occur in relation to this topic in the future?
2. The course materials and social theories that relate to your topic.
a. Integrate sociological theories in analysis of topic
b. How does your topic relate to the course and readings?
c. Include specific references to course materials and other sources in analysis (include APA-formatted in-text citations
3. Critical analysis of topic
Firstly, Provide in-depth analysis of the topic
Secondly, Discuss the relationship between gender and your selected topic
Thirdly, Provide a conclusion with summary of findings and address related future research options
Potential topics include (but are not limited to):
Firstly, Sexism in the Media
Secondly, Parental Leave in the Workplace
Thirdly, The Gender Pay Gap
Fourthly, Violence against Women
Further, The Feminist Movement
Moreover, Gender and Body Image
Additionally, Sexual harassment
Assignment 3 meets the following course objectives:
Firstly, Evaluate theories that address the social construction of gender.
Secondly, Understand the feminist perspective, masculinity, and contributions to social research.
Thirdly, Assess the effect sexism has on society.
Further, Understand the intersection of gender and other social factors.
Lastly, Evaluate the future of gender equality and social change within the United States.