media survey the role of the family in society

Look for a news article on the topic of:

The Role of the Family in society

*Article must not date more than 3 months

News stories exploring the place of the family or marriage in society, changes in the institution or the impact of other social forces on the family.


The paper must be constructed as follows:

Section 1 – Summary

Summarize the news story in your own words and provide the basic details (who, what, when, why, and how).

Section 2 – Analysis

Analyze the news story using some of the ideas about significance of the family in society discussed in chapter 12 of the textbook. Discuss how the theories or ideas apply to your news story? Consider the broader implications of the news story.

Section 3 – Sociological Imagination

Discuss your thoughts about the content of the news story combined with your sociological analysis. Use your sociological imagination to interpret the meaning and create innovative insights. In other words, what are your views about the news story in consideration of the sociological theory that you’ve learned?