Domestic violence and suicide

Domestic violence and suicide

Type of service:                Academic Writing

Work type:         Essay (any type)

Format:                APA

Pages:   2 pages ( 550 words, Double spaced

Academic level:                Undergrad. (yrs 1-2)

Discipline:            Nursing

Title:      addiction

Number of sources:        0

Paper instructions:         

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Textbook: Chapter 1


Minimum of 3 outside scholarly sources in addition to the textbook/lesson


The textbook readings for Weeks 1 and 2 explore social forces that can affect the seemingly private act of suicide. For this assignment, conduct scholarly research on a different private or individualistic act that could be regarded as a broader social problem or social issue, something other than suicide. You may choose one of the following or a topic of your own:


Veteran homelessness

Domestic violence



In an essay, address the following:

Thoroughly explain what the sociological imagination is

Thoroughly examine how and why the sociological imagination helps understand the personal problem you chose as your topic for this essay

Compare and contrast the outside research you find on your topic with the textbook’s descriptions of sociological studies of suicide, specifically.

Your paper must contain scholarly support in the form of paraphrases *only* with respective citations from assigned reading (the textbook/lesson) and the outside scholarly sources that you identify on your own. Do not directly quote from sources for this paper, but instead paraphrase in your own words from source material and cite the sources with parenthetical in-text citations and with full APA-style reference entry citations in a reference page at the end of your essay document.

Writing Requirements (APA format)

Length: 2-3 pages (not including the reference page as the late page of the document)

1-inch margins

Double spaced

12-point font

Page number in the upper right of all pages

Parenthetical in-text citations included and formatted in APA style

Reference page (minimum of 3 outside scholarly sources in addition to the textbook/lesson)

Title page not required