Prof. Hohl's Assignment
If you're working on your term paper for Professor Hohl's Sociology 101 class, you've come to the right place. This guide will help you with your research and citations.
First, carefully read and reread your assignment from Professor Hohl.
Next, follow the steps in this guide in order to
create your thesis statement and develop your search strategies.
Writing a Theoretical-Based Essay
For this assignment, your thesis statement is an assertion about a topic through the lens of an established sociological theory studied in class. You will be explaining a social phenomenon with the support of an established theory.
General Topic = Uneven distribution of household chores in American marriages
Conflict Theory Approach:
Gender inequality in American marriage persists, as evidenced by a documented uneven split of the household chores and child rearing duties.
Social Exchange Theory Approach:
The documented uneven split of couples' household chores and childrearing duties stems from a complex "cost-benefit" negotiation between spouses.