Evaluate the impact the Sociological theories, Functionalism, Conflict, and Interactionism has by choosing oneof the social institution selected from the list below:
Social Institutions (choose one)
- mass media
In your paper address the following elements:
- How does each theory apply to the selected sociological institution? What are the similarities? What are the differences?
- How does each theory affect the views of the individual who is part of the institution?
- How does each theory affect the approach to social change within the selected institution?
- Within the Sociological institution selected, how does each theory affect the views of society?
Writing the Research Paper
The Research Paper:
- Must be seven to nine double-spaced pages in length, (excluding the cover and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include a title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
- Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
- Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
- Must use at least fivescholarly resources, including a minimum of twofrom the Ashford Online Library.
- Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style