Sociology; Activity 3… to read the Pew Research Center article titled: As Millennials Near 40 They’re Approaching Family Life Differently Than Previous Generations (Barroso, Parker, and Bennett, 2020). and be sure to look over the charts.
Instructions Second Paragraph (up to 8 points)In the second paragraph and another 8-10, grammatically correct and meaningful sentences explain your own thinking or views about the information you wrote about in paragraph one. You can use evidence from your own life to support your thinking and views. For example, does the data reflect your own thinking and experiences? What social factors reflect your family planning and how does this relate to what you wrote about in paragraph one? Instructions Third Paragraph (up to 8 points)In the third paragraph and another 8-10, grammatically correct and meaningful sentences written in your own words, write an analysis focusing on the following topic. Do you think the data you summarized in paragraph one reflective of the Millennial generation will continue with the younger Z-Generation? Why or why not? Support your thinking with evidence either from Chapter 14 and/or current societal trends and issues (not your personal experiences and not personal experiences of someone you know). For example, how might COVID-19, the current inflation trends, or other economic, political, and cultural social factors influence family formation and types of living arrangements being formed?
The point of paragraph three is for you to demonstrate your development of sociological critical thinking skills. This means that as a sociologist in training you are beginning to put together (just like puzzle pieces) the different components of society including current social issues and their impact or influence on individual behaviors (in this case young adults making family-related decisions). You might recall in Chapter 1 and the Lecture we learned about the sociological imagination and the interrelationship between macro-sociology (society) and micro-sociology (individuals).