Gorden Rule 2 Essay

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The INTRODUCTION is comprised of two paragraphs. Each contains specific information:
Paragraph one introduces your reader to your subject and explains why your topic is sociologically relevant.
Paragraph two explains the logic of your selection of references and explains any weaknesses of your research.
The purpose of the AB is to to inform the reader of the relevance, accuracy, and quality of the sources cited.

1. Author's Qualifications--be brief! While this is an important part to include, it should not be a substantive portion of the annotation.
2. The main purpose of the article, website, or book--include a few sentences about the main points of your reference.
3. Connections--make connections to other references and to course concepts, theories and ideas.
4. Author's POV--the author's point of view is important. You don't have to have an actual person listed as an author. For example, a website may have a corporate author (often found in an "About" section on the website). Regardless of what kind of author, you should try to relate the standpoint of the writer of the resource.
5. A short summary comment--"This reference is of value to my research because..... "

Toshua Mallery
Dr. Marshall
Introduction to Sociology
10 April 2014
Discrimination in the Workplace:
An Annotated Bibliography Since I am a young women in today's society that is trying to advance in a male structured workforce, I have chosen to write a research paper on discrimination in the workplace. I have chosen this topic to understand the challenges that women face in the job sector because in today's society, there are roles that are expected for each gender to fulfill as a result from these expectations, how can women rise above the discrimination in the workforce and succeed. Through the data that was collected for this research, it shows that there is pay discrimination amongst male and female workers that have are equal in job, education and job experience, even though there are restrictions on these types of bias. Since I am a women that wants to advance in the workforce, I need to understand how can I face these challenges that are prevalent in American Society and advance in a career. I began my research on this subject by constructing a concept map which allowed me to make sociological connections for my paper. In order to understand more about this topic, I first began my search on the Eastern Florida State College library database by typing keywords like “Workforce,” “Gender Discrimination,”and “Gender Expectations.” Perusing different databases, I have found that JSTOR contains the most insightful information and reputable sociology journals. This database made it easier to draw sociological connections and conclusions of my resources. Another resource I used was my textbook which allowed me to understand and make a connection through different sociological theories and how society perceives different roles that each gender fulfills. Also the textbook helped me understand why the discrimination is happening in the workplace.
Barnett, Rosalind Chait. “Ageism and Sexism in the Workplace” Generations 29.3 (2005): 25-30. Academic Search Complete. Web. 8 Apr. 2014. Barnett is a senior scientist that works for Brandeis University in the department of woman's studies research center. Her article focuses on the correlation between ageism and sexism in the workplace. Ageism is treating a group differently form others based on their age, and sexism is the discrimination against another gender based primarily on the sex of the individual. She reflects heavily on surveys and other sources throughout the article to support her point of view on income, age and gender bias in the workforce. One survey used to support the article came to the conclusion that “women represent nearly three-quarters of those providing informal, uncompensated care for the elderly.” This is relevant to my topic because it