NYCU Sociopolitical & Socioeconomic Negative Effects Research
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to cross-culturally analyze the “cultural” constructs (variations and stereotypes) and issues related to sexuality and gender that exist in Latin America. This assignment will offer an opportunity to explore topics related to the class by critically applying the concepts and theories learned in the lectures and required readings.
Skills/Knowledge: By completing this assignment, you will learn to critically assess and apply the research literature and anthropological theory to understand the significance of gender and sexuality in Latin American cultures.
Tasks: To complete this assignment you should:
1. Select a topic and submit a typed paper on the subject.
2. Research Paper Outline: One typed page (not including references), 12 point font, 1 inch margins on all sides including. THIS PART IS COMPLETED AND WILL BE ATTACHED. PLEASE FOLLOW OUTLINE
a) Tentative title,
b) Thesis statement: Must be clear and address the topic you selected,
c) Main points: Must relate to the thesis statement and clearly indicate how you will use the class and other selected readings to support your points,
d) References cited: Must include two (2) references to the assigned class readings and five (5) additional references to outside readings (these must be from academic journals or books).The references must be listed on a separate page following the MLA style,
2. Research Paper Content: This is a research paper not an essay or opinion paper so your submission must reflect your bibliographic research and include text and any additional audiovisual material that may support or enhance the content under discussion. In-text citations and references must be provided for text, figures, tables, or data from the textbook, additional readings, or web pages. I also encourage you to include maps to orient your audience, images and videos to illustrate cultural landscapes, and tables for quantifiable data. Keep in mind that quantitative measurements about foreign locations are meaningless unless they are framed within comparative statements about familiar places. Follow a proper in-text (author/date/page number style) and bibliographic citation. You may consult sources such as the Chicago Manual of Style, theModern Language Association (MLA) Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, or A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by K. Turabian, for examples of proper bibliographic formats.
LENGTH: 4,500 or more words, no header or cover page included in word requirement count.
USE SOURCES PROVIDED IN OUTLINE. USE MORE IF APPLICABLE.