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    • Brian Brutlag- Socio 101
    • 1. Read Article in Subject Encyclopedia or your textbook ▪ i.e. Encyclopedia of Social Problems2. Ask a question about your issue. Your answer will form your thesis statement, and the evidence will form your paper or speech: Topic: Prostitution (Too Broad)
    • Who? What? When?Background Research Where? Why?
    • PopulationNew Topic: Prostitution in underage girls in China.
    • Brothel Types Trafficking StreetTrafficking in China
    • States Places Regions CountriesChina? Or USA? Or India?
    • Current view?Timeframe Historical view? Period of life.Now? Or last 20 years? Or 19th Century?
    • Causes (Underlying Social Issues) What is your take? OutcomesEvaluate (Results)
    •  Combine two or more elements/questions to find a topic of your choice.New Topic: Sex Trafficking of Chinese Girls inAmerica