Current Events

All assignments must be 12 inch font, Times New Roman, 1 inch margins, and be double spaced. This assignment must be 3-5 pages in length. The goal of this assignment is to keep you informed! What do you really know? Do you know what is going on in the world around you? As sociologists it is our job to make sure that people are educated about the issues that affect them and the world in which we live. What topics in sociology interest you? Socialization? Research methods? Marriage and Family? Race and ethnicity? Deviance and crime, war? Sex and Gender? Politics? Religion? The topics listed above are all things that we will cover in this class! Your job is to watch the news find out what is going on in the world around you. YOU CANNOT USE A NEWS CLIP YOU MUST FIND AN ARTICLE TO WRITE ABOUT? Give me a description of the story and how does it pertain to sociology? Why did this particular article caught your interest? What is the relevance to sociology? Is there a theoretical perspective would you use to examine this article? The conflict perspective? Functionalist? Symbolic Interactionist? Why did you pick a particular perspective to examine your topic?