Instructions: Complete each question below using complete sentences and correct spelling and grammar. Papers will be assessed on the accuracy and conciseness of your answers. The goal is to concisely summarize the theoretical ideas of each article in your own words, not to repeat nor quote the article at length. Any quotations or paraphrasing should be properly cited and include specific page numbers. Each paper should be no more than 2 pages in length. Name of Theorist. Date of Publication. Article Name example: Talcott Parsons. 1937. “The Unit of Social Action.” 1. The key question that the author is addressing is: (Figure out the key question in the mind of the author when s/he wrote the article.) 2a. The key concept(s) we need to understand in the article are: (Figure out the most important ideas you would have to understand in order to understand the author’s line of reasoning.) 2b. By these concepts the author means (define the concepts): 3. Explain the authors reasoning (propositions) of how the concepts are related to one another. 4. The most important empirical information (if any) in the article is: (Figure out the facts, experiences, and/or data the author is using to support her/his conclusions.) 5. In which theoretical school or paradigm in Sociology does this author fit? Explain using information from above.
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