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Satisfactory Essays
Introduction
There are two distinct forms of assessment tasks for this Study Period. You will be asked to research and write two formal, academic essays based around topics that you have studied this SP. These tasks allow you to develop your research and writing skills and give you the opportunity to specialise in a couple of specific areas of the unit.

The other will require that you reflect upon the development of individual identity as it is shaped by society and as it is seen through a sociological prism; that is by taking sociological understandings about how society views, categorises and constructs us. We want you to explain this by imagining that you fall into another social category other than the one in which you see yourself fitting. These categories could be gender, class, as a privately/publicly educated person, as a doctor or a patient (categories for discussion are not limited by this list).

Assessment Task: Academic Essays Week 4 & Week 8
Both these essays will be written in the formal academic style using material that you have found in the research process, material that we want you to include and referenced in the correct academic style; in Swinburne’s case this is the Harvard referencing system which can be found at: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/lib/researchhelp/harvard_style.html
In all cases we would like you to use the following three texts to answer the question (these should appear in your essay as in text references):

Macionis, J. J. and Plummer, K. (2012) Sociology: A Global Introduction, 5th Edition, Pearson Education Limited England (your text); and
Two ebooks:
Plummer - http://www.swin.eblib.com.au/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_557316_0Textbooks

PSS100 – Introduction to sociology
Sociology ( By Macionis, John J.) Ed.5

PSS120 – Introduction to psychology 2
Psychology (By Burton) + Cyberpsych CD
How to write psychology reports & Essay 6e (By Findlay)

ABT13 – Aboriginal Cultures
An introduction to

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