Assignment 3: TOPIC: How to resolve problems that ultimately lead to DIVORCE.
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?)
Research Methods (10%)
Within at least 2 pages, you will explain how you obtained relevant journal articles
for your final project.
Literature Review (15%)
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 (30%)
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
Writing and APA Formatting (10%)
Follows writing expectations and submission is free of spelling and grammar errors.
Correctly uses APA formatting