Become acquainted with: Structural Functionalism, Social Conflict, Symbolic Interactionism, Feminism, and Post-Modernism
(During the next 5 weeks you will be asked to perform a similar kind of writing activity about a successive theory.)
(Minutes 16:30 to 51:00) of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fbvquHSPJU
Using a Social Conflict Perspective
In 1000 words or less, write a brief essay using a Social Conflict perspective on what you have learned from the video.
In each of your weekly writing assignments –
I need to see
A catchy title, with a very descriptive sub-title.
Your name, and the course name: Sociology 100E – Spring 2015.
My Name – Dr. Andriko Lozowy.
Followed by – your brief essay, which may take the shape of an argument or an exploration.
This is a hybrid of a creative and critical (academic) style of writing.
On the one hand, as an academic I am shepherding you all towards an academic writing style. This means, peer-reviewed style writing.
On the other hand, I see my goal as simply helping you all to become better writers, who will benefit from writing skills that can be applied in any field. Towards this end I am really looking for your writing to resemble quality, the confluence of an interesting idea, a story, a narrative, and always being able to not take yourselves too seriously. Meaning, can you make a point, and then turn around and say with humility, “I might be wrong.”
Some examples of writing that I appreciate often comes from places like this:
Simply put I am looking for the structure to be:
You will submit your work here on Moodle,
You will receive comments and suggestions for what you have done well and what needs improvement.