Topic to research: Choose a human services problem as a main topic to research
and answer the research question below. You may choose a social problem like
poverty, treatment for people with disabilities, discrimination against minorities,
alcohol/drug addiction, child abuse, etc.
How does viewing multiple sources shape your attitude towards_______?
So, for example a title of your paper may be: How researching multiple sources shaped my attitude
towards the poor? Or My attitudes and views towards the poor?
Reference points to include in the paper:
You are to research the following multiple sources (four points of views) on
your topic of choice as it relates to
1. A historical period – (past and/or present)
2. Economics – what is or was the state of our economy during this
3. the sociopolitical climate- (past and/or present)
4. the values of the society
Make sure to mention any changes to your attitude after having researched
the different points of view. Compare them to thoughts, attitudes, and
behaviors prior to doing this research.
Do you believe that considering multiple viewpoints when assessing and
treating human social issues/problems is important? Why or why not?