One Page Double Space Research Paper : Please no plagiarism, no grammar errors, please reference on information below.
This paper is meant to help you develop your observation skills, your writing skills and your ability to explain social phenomena by means of concepts and theories we use in sociology. This one-page description.
The research news and magazine accounts that will help develop expertise about the topic, and second, to read at least two articles by sociologists or other social scientists.
These articles should include at least one article in a peer reviewed journal
The concept should help explain what you have found and the most significant aspect of your topic or subject.
In addition, you want to have developed enough expertise about your topic that you can explain it in detail and with enough description to enable the reader to have a clear picture of your topic.
a) Clarity of concepts and explanations derived from one of our readings;
b) Organization of the paper;
c) How well the paper explains the topic in detail and with vivid description;
d) Grammar and spelling have been reviewed, edited and corrected for clarity;
e) Editing of paper, formatting, use of citations and of quotes. (see http://libguides.sjsu.edu/writeandcite).
A Rubric for the paper will be posted. A list of sources for the paper.
Newspapers and Magazines (The University Library has access to many of these newspapers) New York Times <www.nytimes.com>
The Wall Street Journal <www.wsj.com>
A city newspaper such as the San Jose Mercury News or the Seattle Times Vanity Fair <www.vanityfair.com>
The Nation <www.thenation.com>
The New Yorker <www.newyorker.com>
CBS News ABC News
Vanity Fair www.vanityfair.com
Sociologists and social scientists writing for a general audience:
Contexts magazine available through The Society Pages and through EthnicNewsWatch on SJSU Library pages
Harvard Business Review (available through the SJSU library) Russell Sage Foundation <www.russellsage.org>
The Medium <www.medium.com>
Research peer reviewed journals available through the University Library
Work and Occupations
Work Employment and Society Working USA
World of Work: The Magazine of the ILO Labor Studies Journal
New Labor Forum
Research in the Sociology of Work Community, Work and Family Gender and Society
American Sociological Review American Journal of Sociology Monthly Labor Review
Policy Research Organizations
Pew Trusts on Economic Mobility <www.pewtrusts.org/en/topics/economic-mobility> Inequality.org www.inequality.org
Interfaith Worker Justice www.iwj.org