Student will write an Analysis (which connects the
“Outliers” Chapter to an assigned Chapter in the text by Witt). The Analysis will consist of applying
sociological terms (such as Culture or Class) or theoretical perspectives
(Functionalism, Conflict, Interactionism) found in the Witt book to Gladwell’s
“Ouliers”. Show where they are used,
and if Gladwell uses them correctly in his book. Grammar, punctuation, spelling and proper
citation of sources (APA Format) citation will be factored into the grade.
The Analysis will be 1-2
pages in length.
Gladwell Chapters 8 & 9(evaluate Gladwell’s argument and
the examples he uses to support his argument from the Interactionist, Conflict
and Functionalist Perspectives);
“Parents or Prisons”
(Jennifer Roback-Morse) (evaluate Roback-Morse’s argument from the
Functionalist and Conflict Theorists’ Perspectives; also, give your opinion)