Write an essay on. What is sociology?
What is the sociological imagination?
Who are some of the founding members of the field.
How did sociology as a field come to be?
Why do we study sociology?
How is it important?
How does your “biography” intersect with “history?”
How are your personal choices in life informed and influenced by social forces?
How has a “personal trouble” in your life been distinguishable from society’s larger social problem(s)?
How has this “personal trouble” been interconnected with society’s larger social problem(s)?
If applicable, integrate race, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status, level of education, birth place, citizenship, country of origin, multilingual abilities, physical abilities, etc. into your understanding of yourself in relation to society.
Select a current event that has taken place between December 20th, 2020 ~ January 10th, 2021 and discuss how this current event has affected, informed and impacted your life from a sociological perspective. How do you distinguish stereotypes from social patterns when trying to understand this particular current event and how it is affecting and impacting your life.
|First Mini Essay Prompt:
Your mini-essay must be at least between 4 to 5 pages, typed, double-spaced, 12-font Times. The title page, works cited/bibiography, appendices, etc. will not count toward the 4 to 5 pages of content for this assignment. You are required to cite a minimum of 5 class varied sources from this class (e-lectures, readings, discussions, etc.) and at least 1 outside source (the current event you’ve chosen). You may cite other sources but only *in addition to * your required sources. You may go over 5 pages and you may cite more than 6 sources.