Perspectives on Social Problems In Society
Go to the IRP website: http://www.irp.wisc.edu/; Choose one article from the list of “Recent Publications” located on the homepage. You will be directed to a short summary of the article, and will need to click on the “full text” in order to read the entire article. Save a digital copy of the article to turn in with your analysis. Read the article thoroughly, outlining the main points and conclusions. Write a 3 paragraph (a paragraph is 5-7 sentences) summary and analysis of the article. Your paper should be double-spaced, 12pt font, and Include citations as needed and write in first person: Paragraph 1: A complete summary of the main points and findings in the article. Be sure to note how poverty is measured, demographic information related to poverty, any causes of poverty specified, and any solutions suggested. Paragraph 2: An analysis of the main points and findings from the article using one of the sociological perspectives: structural-functionalism, conflict theory, or symbolic interaction. Paragraph 3: Your personal analysis of the information presented in the article. How does the information presented apply to your life and/or experiences? The requirement for this assignment is 3 paragraphs. Should you find it appropriate to write more than 3 paragraphs, please feel free to do so.