Social Problems Paper Instructions
For this paper, you are to write a paper of at least 750 words that relates to 1 of the sociological theories reviewed in this course: symbolic interactionism, class conflict theory, or functional analysis. Any citation used must adhere to current APA format. Complete the following for the Social Problems Paper:
- Write an essay on a current social issue of your choice such as: homelessness, gang violence, the feminism of poverty, the culture of poverty, teen pregnancy, abortion, etc.
The first portion of the assignment must address your personal observations of the issue with examples. Discuss the topic in reference to how society and the church each address the issue and how each provides or does not provide support. Your observations of society and the church must be very detailed (approximately 500 words).
- In the last part of the assignment, you are to analyze the issue using 1 of the 3 main sociological theories discussed in this course (approximately 250 words).
This paper must include a cover page in current APA format.
This assignment will be submitted through SafeAssign in order to check for plagiarism and the validity of work. Refer to the grading rubric for specific grading criteria. Word count is to be noted on each assignment.