Begin each writing assignment by identifying the question number you are answering followed by the actual question itself (in bold type). • Use a standard essay format for responses to all questions (i.e., an introduction, middle paragraphs and conclusion. 500 Words or more, cite all references and page numbers
1.Describe the labeling theory of deviance. What basic insight about deviance is offered by
this approach? How does labeling figure into the difference between primary deviance and secondary deviance? What is the importance of stigma in labeling analysis?
2.Examine the Davis-Moore thesis. According to this theory, why is social inequality useful for
society? Provide two criticisms of this theory.
3.Apply the structural-functional and social-conflict approaches to the issue of gender. What
are key insights offered by each theoretical approach? How does each approach view gender differences and gender inequality? How does each respond to the changes in gender across the twentieth century?