Unit III Essay / International Economics
Unit III focuses heavily on tariffs and non-tariff trade barriers. For this assignment, you are asked to
prepare a minimum 500-word essay discussing the following content:
Define tariff and the different types of tariffs.
Identify and discuss the major nontariff barriers to trade.
Justify the use of trade barriers.
Using a real life example, explain the effects tariffs and other trade barriers have had on social
welfare in a country of your choosing.
Identify any unfair trade practices that have been reported in your chosen country, if any.
Your assignment must:
Be a minimum of 500 words.
Identify timely and relevant content from an external source and apply it to one of the key
Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; citations and references must follow APA format.
Include a cover page containing the tile of the assignment (Unit III Essay), your name, your professor’s
name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the
required assignment length.
Carbaugh, R. J. (2013). International economics (14th ed.). Mason, Ohio: South-Western.
Unit III Web Assignment / Internet Marketing Principles
For this assignment, read “The Purina Story” on pages 136-137 of the textbook. Once you have read and
reviewed the story, respond to the following questions, with thorough explanations and well-supported
1. Review Exhibits 6.2 (page 139) and 6.14 (page 158). What conclusions can you make about Purina’s
customers and brand based upon these and the opening story?
2. Classify each of the research methods used by Purina using concepts from Chapter 6.
3. Visit Purina.com. Do you find any of its services ethically objectionable? Why, or why not?
there anything of concern?
Your paper should be a minimum of TWO pages in length, double-spaced.
Strauss, J., & Frost, R. (2014). E-marketing (7th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.
Unit III Scholarly Activity/Introduction to Sociology
Exploring My Digital Footprint
For the Unit III Assignment you will be answering a series of response questions applying concepts you
learned in this unit and the previous unit regarding social interaction, social structure, and presentation
of self. The following concepts in the course textbook will be useful in helping you complete the
assignment: Goffman: Presentation of the Self (pp.72-73); Mass Media and Technology (p.78); Statuses,
Social Roles, and Groups (pp.97-101); and Online Social Networks pp.105-106).
For this assignment, complete Part A, Part B, and Part C as follows:
Part A : Google your name. What various places online did you find your name and personal
information? Did you find anything surprising in your search results? In what ways can aspects of your
digital footprint influence personal or professional opportunities? How does this illustrate that
Goffman’s dramaturgy approach applies to one’s own digital SOC 1010, Introduction to Sociology 3
Note: It is acceptable if you found very little about yourself or found many websites with people with
your same name. Just do your best to discuss what resulted when you tried searching your name online.
Part B: To which achieved and ascribed statuses and primary and secondary groups do you belong?
Please make sure to label which statuses are ascribed or achieved and which groups are primary or
secondary in your assignment. How do these statuses and groups affect your digital footprint and shape
self-expression online, which in turn shapes life chances? Please discuss at least three statuses and at
least two groups in answering the above question. You may discuss more if you wish.
Part C: Open your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or another online social media networking site. Discuss
how Goffman’s theory or view on presentation of self applies to how you present yourself in social
media? What statuses and roles do you choose to present on these online networking websites? Note:
This is not asking you to discuss your Facebook status; it is asking about your achieved and ascribed
statuses or roles in your life that you choose to highlight on social media.
Discuss why you chose to include those statuses, roles, and identities but not others. How does the way
you are managing your self-presentation on social networking sites influence your personal and
NOTE: If you do not use the above-mentioned social media, interview someone who does and get their
responses to answer the questions in Part C.
For this assignment, ensure you follow the requirements below:
1. Answer ALL the questions listed in Part A, Part B, and Part C in your assignment.
2. Please answer the response questions in essay-style format. You will not be rewriting each question
and answering it. You will be creating an essay that addresses the response questions.
3. Use sociological terms and concepts from the textbook reading in your essay to demonstrate you
understand and can apply the concepts.
4. Cite the textbook at least one time in the essay. APA style in-text citations are required to show how
the textbook was used in your essay. An APA style reference list containing the textbook and any other
sources you cited in the assignment is also required. The following tutorial from CSU’s Writing Center on
in-text citations is a great helpful resource. Click on the link to view this tutorial:
The essay should be a minimum of two pages and should use the following APA style components: APA
style title page, double-spaced, 1-inch margins, and 12-point font.
Witt, J. (2016). SOC 2016 (4th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.
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