SOCS 185 Social Imagination in Relation to Obesity Essay
- February 03, 2022/ Homework Tutors
The textbook readings for Weeks 1 and 2 explore social forces that can affect the seemingly private act of suicide. For this assignment, conduct scholarly research on a different private or individualistic act that could be regarded as a broader social problem or social issue, something other than suicide. You may choose one of the following or a topic of your own:
- Veteran homelessness
- Domestic violence
In an essay, address the following:
- Thoroughly explain what the sociological imagination is
- Thoroughly examine how and why the sociological imagination helps understand the personal problem you chose as your topic for this essay
- Compare and contrast the outside research you find on your topic with the textbook’s descriptions of sociological studies of suicide, specifically.
Your paper must contain scholarly support in the form of paraphrases *only* with respective citations from assigned reading (the textbook/lesson) and the outside scholarly sources that you identify on your own. Do not directly quote from sources for this paper, but instead paraphrase in your own words from source material and cite the sources with parenthetical in-text citations and with full APA-style reference entry citations in a reference page at the end of your essay document.