instructions are as follows in the below:
After reading and assessing this article, you will submit a written review of this article by responding to the questions below. Your responses to the questions do not need to be integrated into a single response paper. Rather, answer each question (number your responses) about your peer-reviewed article in paragraph form.
Please answer the following questions: (adapted from Paul & Elder, 2006 Foundation for Critical Thinking)
1. What is the main purpose or key question of this article?
• (State as accurately as possible the author’s purpose for writing the article.)
2. What is the most important information in this article?
• (Figure out the facts, experiences, & data the author is using to support her/his conclusions. Additionally, focus on the most important ideas you may need to understand the author’s line of reasoning.)
2. What are the results or main conclusions of this article?
• (Identify the key conclusions the author comes to and presents in the article.)
3. What is/are the main assumption(s) underlying the author’s thinking? What are some of the biases in this study and how were they addressed, or how should they be addressed?
• (Figure out what the author is taking for granted [that might be questioned].)
4. What are the implications of this article?
• (What consequences are likely to follow if people take the author’s line of reasoning seriously? What if people ignored the author’s findings?)
5. What are some of the ethical issues in this study and how were they addressed?
6. Write 2-3 paragraphs (minimum of 315 words) relating this article to specific sociological topics and concepts you have learned over the course of the semester. You should explain how this article supports or contradicts material learned in class. For example, you may want to discuss the importance of social structures, using information learned in Chapter 4. Use at least 3 different sociological topics and /or concepts in your answer.