NOTE: You must turn in a paper outline to your TA in Week 8 Section. Your TA will let you know if there are any problems with your topic and content. PROMPT: For this paper you will analyze the social construction process surrounding a troubling condition. You will trace how an issue came to be regarded as a social problem. You will have to do some research to make your case. Please cite all of your sources. Think of the paper as a timeline of sorts. Begin with an explanation of the issue and the context/society in which it was not seen as a problem. Then, track how changes in technology, scientific knowledge, thought processes, political/cultural opportunities, legal frameworks, etc. contributed to that issue becoming a social problem. You must identify a minimum of three changes that contributed to the perception of that issue as a social problem. The general research question your paper should answer is: How did __________ come to be regarded as a social problem? This assignment should be 6 to 8 double-spaced pages in length, not including bibliography Use Times, 12 point Font Use standard one-inch margins Do not include a cover page You may add a title to the top of your content, single-space, bold font Header of the paper should list your name, TAs name, final paper, and course name (see example above) Number your pages You should include in-text citations throughout your paper Include bibliography at the end of your paper. Use ASA format to cite (see website for more info on style). Proofread your paper. You will get docked half a letter grade for turning in a paper with grammar, spelling and/or punctuation mistakes. Consult your syllabus or the course website if you need help revising your paper there are various writing centers on campus to help you. Neither the instructor nor the TA will help you revise your paperthis is solely your responsibility. All papers must be submitted to your TA and online to Turnitin.com. Insert into the end of your paper: TA INITIALS And/Or GRADED BY Edited Paper 5 pts Presents Condition 15 pts Supporting Evidence 60 pts Conclusion 15 pts Biblio Page 5 pts TOTAL SCORE 100 pts Change 1 Change 2 Change 3 The general outline for your paper should be as follows: I. Introduction a. Present the issue b. Present the context, time period (should be a time/context when the issue was not a problem) II. Explain one set of changes and their relation to the issue a. Example: Changes in technology. b. What did this change do? c. Why did it matter in terms of the social problem? d. What evidence do you have? III. Explain another set of changes and their relation to the issue a. Example: Changes in laws or new laws that created a legal framework. b. What did this change do? c. Why did it matter in terms of the social problem? d. What evidence do you have? IV. Explain another set of changes and their relation to the issue a. Example: Changes in the scientific knowledge available. b. What did this change do? c. Why did it matter in terms of the social problem? d. What evidence do you have? V. Conclusion a. Summarize your papers argument briefly For a custom paper on the above topic, place your order now! What We Offer: On-time delivery guarantee PhD-level writers Automatic plagiarism check 100% money-back guarantee 100% Privacy and Confidentiality High Quality custom-written paper
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