Use the topic consequences of obesity that you selected in the concept outline assignment. The literature review is to summarise the important information about your concept using statistics, definitions (medical and sociological theory/concepts) and how this medical condition is a social issue.
Your literature may reference valid medial or sociological definitions, statistics, treatment methods, quality of life concerns, studies on patient’s perceptions, social issues, etc. Consider how your concept impacts the lives of individuals, families, organisational/institutional units, and the greater society.
Your literature review should connect sociological theory to your concept and should be no more than 3 to 4 pages doubled spaced, 12 fonts New Times Roman, with 1-inch margins using ASA citations style. See Canvas for deadline.
You should be able to answer the following questions:
Required components for this assignment: Each paper must include all of the following components:
Approximately one to two paragraphs. This is where you introduce and describe the medical condition. In other words, provide a short statement of what you are studying and why.
Subheading: Statement of Problem
In this section, discuss how this medical condition is a social issue. You also need to identify the major sociological concepts and theory you are working with.
**Note you will use the content from this assignments ‘Introduction’ and the feedback you receive in the Introduction Assignment later in this semester. **
You can use the same annotated references from the concept outline assignment. Your literature review should connect sociological theory to your concept. More specifically, you should include the following components: (a) Summarisation of the important information about your concept using statistics, definitions, and medical and sociological theory/concepts.
Your literature may reference valid medial or sociological definitions, statistics, treatment methods, quality of life concerns, studies on patient’s perceptions, social issues, etc. (b) Discussion of how your concept impacts the lives of individuals, families, organisational/institutional units, and the greater society.
The reference list should include all articles and sources that you refer to in your paper. The reference list and in-text citations must be formatted using ASA. (See ASA citation resources posted on Canvas).
Submission Documents Format: The writing assignments will be submitted online in our Canvas classroom as uploaded documents. Your assignment documents must be saved as either doc., or PDF format prior to uploading. Documents submitted in any other formats cannot be opened in canvas. If I am unable to open your assignment, I cannot grade it.
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