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SOCI308: The Family

Explore Your Topic

Spend a few minutes thinking about your topic 

  • List important vocabulary related to your topic. Consider the 5 W's - who, what, where, when, why
  • List people or groups impacted by your topic.
  • Make a list of questions (large or small) that you’d like to address through your research. 


Brainstorm keywords for your search

1. Identify the main concepts of your research question

How do non-traditional expressions of sexuality impact family dynamics like parenting and child development?

2. Brainstorm synonyms or related terms for your main concepts

How do non-traditional expressions of sexuality impact family dynamics like parenting and child development?
 
Sexuality: sexual minorities, gender identity, LGBTQ+, gay, lesbians, same-sex families, transgender  
Family dynamics: family relations, parenting, parenthood, parent attitudes, child development