The midterm paper (5 pages minimum, APA style) should cover a real life social i


The midterm paper (5 pages minimum, APA style) should cover a real life social issue of your choice. Using the articles you have found and correct citations to support your research, frame and discuss the matter in your paper. Be sure to address the following questions:
• What is the social issue you are concerned with? How do YOU understand this issue and what are the cultural influences shaping your understanding of the issue?
• Describe the issue you are concerned with highlighting a perspective of one of the sociological theories and theorists.
• What research has been done on this issue? What methods have been utilized? What hypotheses and/or theories have been developed?Do you consider the research to be robust? Is it valid? Reliable? Describe the strengths and limitations of the research that has been conducted. (Include references.)
• How has media presented and/or influenced the issue? (Include references.)
• How is the issue impacted by the various dimensions of inequality? (Race, gender, class, sexuality, sexual identity, ability, age, etc.)
(Include references.)
Be sure to use the 5 Ws questions found on page 29 in Writing for Sociology to focus the ideas for your short essay description. You do not need to answer every question but choose several that will help you to summarize and describe your topic. Do make sure to include your research question!
– Make sure there’s headlines for every section in the essay
– References go at the end of the essay


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