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Section 1 – Your Introductory Paragraph
This is the descriiption of your design. In it you will summarize the ‘who’, ‘what’, ‘where’, ‘when’, and ‘why’ of your decisions. This should contextualize your chosen folkway and how it was broken in the four YouTube videos you chose. The summary you submitted to me for approval should provide a useful starting point for this. Give me the specifics!
Section 2 – What happened / How did people react / Debriefing Responses
Here you will provide an overview of each of the four YouTube videos you chose to review (and which were approved by your instructor) concerning breaking social norms (breaching).
Specifically describe how people reacted to your chosen folkway breach in the videos you selected. What did they say? What did they do nonverbally? In other words, explain what you were able to observe in the videos. Include detail on the reactions of the people in the scene. Were there any consistencies in reactions? Did they differ by age or gender of the person? Also, if the videos showed a debriefing afterwards, where the subjects were made aware of the deliberate breach, what did the subjects say when they were debriefed?
Section 3 – Your feelings about the broken folkway?
Describe your own response to the breached folkway. Exactly what did you learn from the assignment? Is it fine to give you honest view about the breaching exercise. Your grade will be based on the thoroughness of your response and not on whether your response fits into my social world.
Section 4 – Textbook Connections to Sociology!
Here you will demonstrate your ability to think and write like a sociologist. This is where you discuss or interpret what you have observed in terms of what you have learned. In other words, you will need to frame your explanations of the results of your experiment using a sociological perspective or point-of-view. As an individual you might explain the results of your experiment based on your personal opinion by formulating and answering the questions: 1) why do you think people acted as they did, and 2) how do you think you would feel if you were in that situation? The sociologist would discuss the results in terms of sociological theory for example by formulating and answering the questions in terms of Goffman’s dramaturgic theory, e.g. according to Goffman’s dramaturgic theory, why did people react as they did? According to Goffman’s dramaturgic theory, why did you feel as you did? You may use the above example or frame your explanation in a context of your own.
Additionally, you are REQUIRED to make another three (3) textbook connections! This means I want you to 1) identify three (3) specific theories, major concepts, and/or major ideas, 2) define each of them, and 3) explain each of these connections to your breaching experiment! To help you, BOLD FACE these additional three textbook connections!
Be sure to cite the page of the textbook where you found the definition and include quotations around the definition of you are directly quoting from the text. For each definition you should include a source in-text which says (Ferris & Stein, 2014, p.____).
Section 5 – Conclusion
Simply take four (4) sentences or so to highlight the main points of your paper!
Remember to review the Grammar issues indicated earlier in this document!
below is the topic I chose
here are the text book
Texts and Other Materials
The following texts are required:
The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology, 4th ed. By Kerry Ferris & Jill Stein. ISBN: 978-0393922585
The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology, 5th ed. By Kerry Ferris & Jill Stein. ISBN: 978-0393264302
The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology, 6th ed. By Kerry Ferris & Jill Stein. ISBN: 978-0393664478
The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology, 7th ed. By Kerry Ferris & Jill Stein. ISBN: 978-0393419337