Assignment 3: The Application Paper

using the textbook and Argosy Online Library references that you may select, write a paper (minimum 750 words) using APA standards, that answers the questions below.

First, from the Argosy University online library, select one of the following articles to read:

Fantasia, Rick. (1995). From class consciousness to culture, action, and social organization. Annual Review of Sociology, 21, p. 267-289.

Martin, Karin A. (1998). Becoming a gendered body. American Sociological Review, 63(4), p. 494-511.

McKinlay, John B., Lin, Ting, Freund, Karen, & Moskowitz, Mark. (2002). The Unexpected influence of physician attributes on clinical decisions: Results of an experiment. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 43(1), p. 92-106.

Second, answer the following questions in an organized essay:

  • 1. What is the social problem the researchers are investigating?
  • 2. What is the research method (i.e.: survey, participant observation, experiment, secondary sources) used by the researchers?
  • 3. What were the results or findings of the research?
  • 4. What do you think would be a good solution to the social problem?


For each extreme environment, discuss:

A.What makes this environment extreme? Why would most lifeforms find it hard to survive there? (about 100words for each environment)
B. What type of lifeform does exist in this extreme environment? How does it survive? (about 100 words for each environment)

C. Where might this lifeform be found on other planets or moons? Give examples in our solar system. (about 100 words for each environment)

Note on Citations: For assignments you should simply cite the title, author (or publisher) and date of the article along with the URL

health field disabled children and adults

“Getting Started With the Internet” Please respond to the following:

Jennifer Gefsky, founder of Après, saw an opportunity to start her own business and used the Internet to make it happen. She learned how to search the web to do this effectively.

  1. Go online and find one website that relates to something you are interested in or that relates to your career.
  2. Copy and paste the link of your website in the discussion area and describe what you learned from reading it.

Once you have posted your response, respond to at least one of your peers, briefly reviewing their selected website and providing feedback

Chapter 5 – Groups, Organizations, and Bureaucracies

200 words


In your textbook, Janis provides examples of how he believes groupthink has influenced American History.

Do you agree with his claims?

Can you think of other significant decisions made by our President or Congress where groupthink may have played a part?

What are some examples of groupthink in your life?

Have you ever found yourself seeking to conform in a group situation that resulted in a narrow view of some issue? Explain?

What are some of the steps a group might take to reduce or eliminate groupthink?

project propsal about LGBTQ and the Workplace

 You will write a proposal, one page, typed, double spaced, 12 point font in Times New Roman, 1) clarifying your project, 2) why this topic is of interest to you and 3) the benefits of raising awareness of your chosen topic.


. Project Proposal: Each student is responsible for producing a summary proposal, one page, typed.

  • One, typed page identifying what you plan on doing.
  • Clarify your vision and define a plan of action (How will you chose to present; Poster board, power point; create a fun game to raise awareness, etc.) for the project.
  • What is the desired outcome (particularly, how will your project raise awareness)?

So my topic is LGBTQ and the Workplace.. and I choose powerpoint to present it..


Week 3:


Minimum 250 words – single space – NO cover sheet – must reference book with page:


What is a financing contingency in a Real Estate sales contract?
How are hazard insurance and title insurance different from each other?

References :

Allen, Charles F. Floyd and Marcus T. Real Estate Principles, 10th Edition. Dearborn Real Estate Education, 40550.0. VitalBook file.

Social Discussion

It is 3 separate questions.


Select a High-Income country (not the United States) – provide statistical information and a history and then select a low income country – provide the same statistical information and their history. How would the high income country help the low income country? Write 1-2 page paper or a comparison chart.

Do you think marijuana should be legalized, like cigarettes? If yes, why? If no, why not? Length is not required.


Even though the use of drugs are illegal, should a person receive the same time in jail for personal use of crack vs the distribution of cocaine? 1-2 pages paper.