SOCI3045 Final papers
Description: Students are required to write a research essay on any one child related issue, along the following guidelines.
Content and evaluation grid: (please use subtitle)
Research review: 15.0
a) A sociological perspective of the issue (home, family and community influences): 5.0
b) An anthropological perspective of the issue (culture, belief systems, roles and expectations and gender): 5.0
c) Rights based perspective (individual rights, responsibilities and participation): 5.0
Personal thoughts and perspectives: 2.5
*Bibliography should include book resources and peer reviewed articles apart from the web resources. Each category needs to be presented separately in APA style. A minimum of five resources are required from each resource.
Some of the issues to look into:
Children caught in trafficking
Children in armed conflict
Children in poverty
Children in conflict with the law
Sexual exploitation of children and child pornography
HIV/AIDS affected children
Impact of culture, religion and gender
Impact of cultural practices and rituals: FGM, Albino children, Child Marriages, Female foetecide & Infanticide.