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SOC 1 & 1H

Research Topic

Describe Your Artifact

Describe the artifact you plan to analyze for this assignment.  What interests you about this artifact?  What does it look like?  How is it used?  Has the way it is used changed over time?  Are there different versions of this artifact for different social groups?

Identify Your Research Questions    

What does this artifact tell you about the society it comes from?  What questions do you have about this artifact?  Where did it come from?  Who uses it?  How is it used?  What are your research questions?

Connections to Sociological Theory

Do any of your research questions relate to the sociological theories you have discussed in class?  Theories about culture, socialization, groups & networks, media, inequality, social institutions, etc? 

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