Your paper should draw on details about TWO social problems of these choosing . Work on presenting a single argument rather than separate discussions of each social problem. Make sure to illustrate how each of your chosen examples can be explained from both the individual and the sociological perspectives, and to explain why the sociological perspective is richer.
-The first social problem need to be about Police, Race and violence topics should include. Assigning personal blame,either to bad cops or to dangerous black men. Responding to public fears: Police brutality as a by-product of getting tough on crime. The hidden roots of crime: How race shapes opportunity.
-The second social problem needs to be about The color of drug abuse: Handcuffs for some addicts. Help for others. Topics should include the crack and opiod epidemic. Race and social construction o drugs. Policing drugs by creating scapegoats. and The “just say no” campaign.
Instructions for this paper
Introduction – 1 paragraph that lays out your argument about why the sociological perspective offers a richer explanation of the causes of social problems than does the individual perspective.
Body – Several paragraphs illustrating each of your two chosen examples, providing details from the relevant chapters.
Conclusion – 1 paragraph that discusses what you see as the value of understanding social problems from a sociological perspective.