this paper, is a story that covers our cumulative knowledge about the significance of contemporary social theories and the foundations and ideas presented by the theorists that allow us to make sense of our present social world. You must analyze the social issue using a theoretical concept, idea that you have studied.You must relate your analysis to the societal dynamics of Canadian society and globally.
TOPIC: Cyber Bullying.
Step 1: Research one of the following:
a news story, or radio or tv show, or book, or documentary, or netflix series, or movie or poem or music video, or Youtube video on an issue that relates to present day social issues and how we would analyze the source using a contemporary sociological analysis (you may want to stick to one concept to make it manageable.) Do you believe the theoretica analysis as presemted by a contemporary social theory is relevant to Canadian society and the rest of the world?
Step 2: Why did you choose the topic and how does the medium help us to understand social issues in Canada and globally. 1 page
Step 3: What is the theoretical framework that frames the issue? (Conflict, Structural Funcionalism, Symbolic Interactionism, Social-psychological etc.) Is it effective for social understanding of interactions at school, in the family, at work, personal relationships? 1 page
Step 4: Reflect on how the source has helped you to understand the social ideas and contemporary theoretical philosophy about social interactions and its impact on society. (ie: Your observations about how the theoretical concept fits within the social context, and how your class, religion, parental education, socialization has been informed by the theoretical supposition. Do you think the theoretical ideas are effective for understanding your place in the world in realtion to others, and your personal ideas about your Self.You may draw on passages from The Mastery of You for your analysis. 4 pages
You must also draw on 1social theory journal source to back up your arguements. 1 page
Note: Attach a page titled: References and list the bibliographic information for the articles cited.
You are to have a title page, 12 point font, APA, MLA style.
Salerno, Roger (2013.) Contemporary Social Theory. Toronto: Pearson
Turner, Johnathan (2013.) Contemporary Sociological Theory: Thousand Oaks: Sage