SOCIO 1 Pandemic Ethnography Assignment Minimum 3 double-spaced pages (plus your 2 pages minimum of ethnographic notes as an appendix)
Arial or Times New Roman (12 point) font
Proper essay format [introduction, thesis, body, and conclusion]
No outside sources are required, however, if you use any outside sources then you need a bibliography
You must in-text cite the Openstax textbook and any outside sources (in MLA or APA format)*
Important: you need to include all relevant sociological concepts and ideas in your paper (ideally, you
should have at least two in-text citations per page).
For this pandemic ethnography, kindly begin to collect data using the methodology described in this link,
Once you have collected enough pandemic ethnographic notes, please use these notes to sociologically
assess the current health crisis. Be sure to answer all of the following questions:
SOCIO 1 Pandemic Ethnography Assignment 1. Which institutions have been the most impacted by the pandemic and how? Have their been certain
institutions that have been more or less affected, why? Focusing on two institutions, what have been the
experiences of individuals within these institutions? [Chapters 8, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19]
2. Have quarantines and closures due to COVID-19 decreased inequality or increased inequality? How
and why? Please be sure to provide two concrete examples of stratification within the pandemic.
3. How have social norms and collective behavior changed due to the pandemic? Which two social
movements have been most active during this health crisis and how are they organizing? What types of
social movements are they? [Chapters 3 & 21]
Which sociological theory is the most applicable for analyzing the social changes and affects of COVID-
19 in the United States? Specifically, how would this theory explain the behavior and experiences of U. S.
residents and why is this theory the most relevant? Be sure to define the theory before you apply in.
Lastly, in order to ensure that you are taking detailed ethnographic notes, please be sure to complete the
extra credit opportunity posted on Canvas. The extra credit pandemic ethnographic notes are due SOCIO 1 Pandemic Ethnography Assignment