Sociology 80 Article Review

Sociology 80 Article Review - Explain. 3. Evaluate these...

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Sociology 80 Article Review For this assignment, you need to find two articles from academic journals on a topic of your choice related to the study of social problems (you may want to refer to the list we compiled in class). Read the articles, and then complete the following: 1. Summarize both articles in your own words. Make sure you understand the basic points of these articles. 2. Analyze these articles. What theoretical perspectives are being used by the respective authors? Compare and contrast them. How are their approaches to this topic similar or different? How are their methods for studying this problem similar or different? Do their conclusions compliment or contradict each other?
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Unformatted text preview: Explain. 3. Evaluate these articles from your own perspective. Are the claims valid? Do they provide enough convincing evidence to support their claims? Which authors did a better job in illustrating their points? Which was more convincing, and why (if applicable)? Do you have any suggestions for future research in this area? This assignment should be typed, double spaced, and in ASA, APA, or MLA format. It should be approximately 4 to 5 pages in length. You will want to look in the library databases (Sociological Abstracts or Social Science Full Text) for articles. Due Date: This assignment will be due on or before Friday, March 26 th...
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