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Soc 101 Writing Assignment 20199

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Soc 101 Writing Assignment S12 20199.pdf

 

Writing Assignment

Learning Objectives

1)   Identify the sociological definition of deviance and deviant behavior.

 

2)   Describe how deviance varies across cultures, history, and situation.

 

3)   Apply functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism to deviance.

 

Required Reading

Chapters 7 and 8 in the text.

Assignment

Due: Thursday March 8, 2012 by start of class)

1.     Prepare a 750 to 1,050-word paper in which you assess the role of race and ethnicity in the U.S.  In your paper, be sure to address the following items:

a.    Briefly describe Chapter 12 in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” and the role race relations played in the development of the social construction of deviance. Use the link below. http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/toccer-new2?id=StoCabi.sgm&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed&tag=public&part=12&division=div1

b.   In your paper, use one of the major theoretical paradigms to help explain deviance in the U.S.

 

Submit via email with subject: Name, SOC 101 Writing Assignment CRN#

APA format (12pt. font Times New Roman, double spaced)

Cover page

At least two citations

Reference page

GRADING RUBRIC: 

WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS

 

Item

Description

Points

Score

1

Content and Conceptualization

10

 

2

Logical organization of thoughts, ideas and structure

10

 

3

Clarity

10

 

4

Spelling, Grammar, etc.

10

 

5

APA format

10

 

 

Total

50

 

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