Assignment 1 Exploration of a Journal Article in Sociology
Write a 450-600 word paper (1.5 to 2 pages) in which you:
Identify your selected article in proper APA citation format.
Describe the type of article it is. In other words, is it primarily a review of existing research, or a report of new research? How can you tell? If it is a research article, what type of research was involved?
Summarize what you’ve learned about the content of the article. What were the major findings? How were they supported?
Explain how this article fits into the overall field of sociology. Identify the chapter of your textbook would this article go along with.
Explain how this article is different from articles in non-scholarly periodicals, such as magazines and newspapers. Explain any similarities.