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Objective: Describe a serial killer’s life through a sociological lens. Overvie
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Objective: Describe a serial killer’s life through a sociological lens. Overvie
Objective: Describe a serial killer’s life through a sociological lens. Overview: Conventional, well-structured 12-page book review and theoretical analysis of serial murder Report contains required components (cover page, abstract, table of contents, introduction, review of book and case, theoretical analysis, closing comments, list of references, appendices). Report has a pre-designed rubric to follow. Check the rubric CAREFULLY. Critical component of course; demonstrates ability to describe and analyze serial murder case Must use prescribed subheadings to mark sections of your work. Book: Rodriguez, Teresa, Diana Montane, and Lisa Pulitzer. 2008. The Daughters of Juarez: A True Story of Serial Murder South of the Border. (Links to an external site.) Atria Books. ISBN 978-0743292047 [unsolved murders]. General Outline for Part A The book report will be 12 pages in length (excluding Abstract, list of references, and any appendices). Cover Page and Abstract - 150 words that summarize the entire paper, including analysis and conclusion. Include the Honor Code and type your name. Table of Contents – lists ALL subparts of the report. Introduction (~1 page) – Interesting, engaging introduction to the topic; frames your entire report. Review of Book and Case (~3-4 pages) – Provides reader with a summary of the book and overview of the case. Covers the most relevant and important details in summary fashion, not a chapter-by-chapter (tedious) description. Section should include comments and critiques of author’s coverage of the case; this requires outside research. Theoretical Analysis (~5 pages) – Choose one of three theoretical models presented in class (Hickey Trauma Control, Athens #1, Athens #2) and provide an analysis of serial murder, applying your case as an example. You will rely heavily on class materials and lectures; also draw upon outside sources, at least eight of which need to be academic. See detailed requirements below. This section is critical to demonstrating your ability to understand and analyze serial murder within a specific theoretical framework. Conclusion and Closing Comments (~2 pages) – Summarizes report and discusses usefulness of the book in adding to our knowledge of serial murder in general. Provides a discussion of the “big idea,” as well as connections to the “north star” for this course and/or your own personal north star. Answer the “So what” question; why is this important to society? List of References – Use APA Lite Guidelines for in-text citations and list of references. You are required to draw upon a minimum of twelve outside sources, at least ten of which must be academic. Appendices – Attachments of whatever you think will add to the interest and comprehensiveness of your report. Parameters: Killer? Your true crime killer Participants? You Written? Yes; formal paper Length? 12 full pages – don’t do that big white-space thing, or 15-point font Hint? Start with 18 pages and revise, revise, revise

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