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Unformatted text preview: Prof. Richard Arum Introduction to Sociology (V93.0001) October 28, 2010 Midterm II Respond to the following prompt. Your response should be typed, double spaced, and no more than eight pages total (regular format and font: 1 inch margins and type no smaller than 12 point). Your paper is due in class on Thursday, November 4. Late papers should be delivered directly to your teaching assistant. Late papers will suffer a one point penalty per day (papers turned in after the regular class period on Tuesday will be penalized). 20 points possible. In Lynne Haney’s Offending Women, a Vision staff member sings a gospel version of “Somewhere over the Rainbow” and exhorts a roomful of incarcerated mothers to “cleanse the old and move from dependency to independency” (p. 116). Kathleen Gerson in her research notes that in contemporary society, “young adults are increasingly likely to postpone marriage, live alone, cohabit, and enter temporary partnerships. Indeed, they are more likely than earlier generations to see living independently and supporting oneself, rather than getting married...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY V93.0001.0 taught by Professor Arum during the Fall '10 term at NYU.
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