The final research paper will bring together your work in previous assignments in the style of a journal article. It will include the following sections: introduction, theory and literature review, methods, data analysis and conclusion. We will use Cranford and Miller (2013), assigned the first day of class, as a model. It should be approximately 15 double spaced paged (about 4,500 words), not including bibliography.
You will identify the one, or two, topics from weeks 2-6 (i.e. intersecting social location, state policy, labour market incorporation or managerial control) that you would like to examine as causes? shaping workers? understanding of their work. It should be based on at least 5 peer reviewed academic journal articles or book chapters beyond required course readings. You may draw from the recommended readings in the syllabus.
YOU MUST USE at least 5 sources besides the REQUIRED READINGS as part of the research but you will refer back to the required readings from the week of the topic you choose (ex. readings of weeks 2). Note: Please the deadline is very firm, the style is in ASA (I will upload how to cite), and I will also upload the syllabus and a