Sociological Analysis

a qwriting.qc.cuny.edu blog

Handouts/Resources

Final exam review sheet – Spring 2011

“Building a Better America — One Wealth Quintile at a Time,” Ariely and Norton, forthcoming in Perspectives on Psychological Science

Midterm review sheet – Spring 2011

Research Proposal Resources

SOC 212 Sociology Research Guide (created by Prof. James Mellone)

Health/Eating Disorders

“The Americanization of Mental Illness,” Watter, E. The New York Times Magazine, 1/10/2010

“Ethnicity & Eating Disorders,” PPT, J. Kwak, UIC College of Medicine, 6/10/2003

Audio (mp3): “Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat,” Tell Me More, NPR, 8/31/2009. (Host Michel Martin interviews author Stephanie Covington Armstrong about her ongoing battle with bulimia nervosa and why eating disorders are not commonly associated with African-American women.)

Substance Abuse/Mental Health/Families

Children of Alchoholics – Fact Sheet

2009 National Survey on Drug Use & Health, US Dept of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration

Race/Ethnicity/Discrimination

“Improving the Quality and Accuracy of Bias Crime Statistics Nationally,” The Center for Criminal Justice Policy Research, Northeastern University, July 2000

Human Trafficking/Sex Trafficking/Sex Work/Prostitution

Sex Trafficking Into The United States: A Literature Review, Edward J. Schauer and Elizabeth M. Wheaton, Criminal Justice Review, 2006

“Human Trafficking, Information Campaigns, and Strategies of Migration Control,” Nieuwenhuys and Pecoud, 2007

“Behind Closed Doors: An Analysis of Sex Work in New York City,” Sex Workers Project, 2005

Resources – Fall 2010

Final review sheet Fall 2010 (updated 12/9/2010)

Midterm review sheet Fall 2010

“Building a Nation of Know-Nothings,” Egan, T., The Opinionator, NYT, 8/25/2010

Audio (stream): “‘Shop Talk’: Why Do Americans Think Obama Is Muslim?,” Tell Me More, NPR, 8/20/2010.

An interesting discussion among several journalists and media observers about public perceptions of President Obama’s faith.  I played this for the 10:15 section, but due to technical difficulties was unable to share this with the 8:15 section.

‘Shop Talk’: Why Do Americans Think Obama Is Muslim?

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