Please answer the questions below. You can choose any topic to answer these questions. One Topic of suggestion is:
How heavy use of social media is linked to mental illness?
Although this topic is from an economic site, please approach this topic from a sociological point of view.
The purpose of the 12-15-page project is for you to be able to explain a social problem to a non-sociologist using a sociological perspective. It is to provide recommendations on how to address and resolve the problem.
Construct a 12-15 page paper that fully explores each of the following areas:
Within at least four pages, clearly state your topic/social problem and how it is significant to the study of society. Includes social concepts and theories.
Statement of the Problem
Why it is important to study
Purpose of the study
Research Questions (at least 3; what are you trying to discover or uncover?)
Within at least 2 pages, you will explain how you obtained relevant journal articles for your final project.
Within at least 3 pages, provide information on current publications about a particular topic (no more than 3 years old). You want to be sure and include at least 6 journal articles in this section. What are the experts saying about the topic? Includes social concepts and theories.
Discussion (findings), Recommendations, and Conclusion
Within at least six pages, discuss your major findings and interpret. First, restate the overall purpose of the study. Then explain the main finding as related to the overall purpose of the study. Include social concepts and theories. (3 pages)
In terms of your recommendations, you want to share practical steps that can be taken to implement the key findings of the research study. Ask yourself, how might you address your research questions? Remember, your recommendations must be supported by the findings from the data analysis (if applicable). Further, you want to include peer-reviewed sources to validate your recommendations. (2 pages)
Be sure and include a conclusion, which is a summary of the introduction. (1 page).
Includes at least 15 credible sources