What is a social problem? What social problem is important to the clients or communities you serve? How is this social problem connected to a recent or current social movement? This assignment will provide an opportunity to explore in more detail a social problem and how a current social movement is addressing that social problem
The social problem I am using is something focused around healthcare/lack of healthcare for adults
Write a 6-8 page paper in APA format that does the following:
I) Address a comprehensive and clear definition of the chosen social problem including the following:
a. What is the social problem or issue
b. Who is the population affected? How is the selected population affected?
c. What are the main causes of the problem identified?
i. Identify 3-4 main causes
ii. Explain the historical context and a theoretical explanation of the main causes identified
II) Describe and discuss the background, current state, and future direction of a current social movement to address the chosen social problem including the following:
a. Background of Social Movement
i. Key Issues: Describe the key issue (or issues) addressed by the movement showing its connection to the chosen social problem.
ii. Historical Overview: Provide a brief historical overview of the development of the movement, including the tactics used by the movement in the past.
b. Social Movement at Present
i. Assessment Based on Theory: Use at least one of the theories from the course readings to frame the issue(s) addressed by the movement
ii. Current State: Describe the current state of the movement, including any recent or current tactics.
iii. Influence: How has this movement influenced or been influenced by other social movements?
iv. Challenges and Opportunities: Provide an assessment of the challenges and opportunities presented by the movement’s tactical choices.
c. Future Directions of Social Movement
i. New Directions: Propose at least one new direction for the movement.