Hi, I need assistance with the following assignment. I am not too sure how to approach starting this, now that I have completed the first step of selecting a research article.
Detailed Instructions for Completing this Assignment
Address the Following Questions about your Article:
1. Journal article review
a. What is the purpose of the journal article?
b. What are the article's important points?
c. What recommendations does the author(s) make?
d. How is this article relevant to social work? How is it relevant to you?
e. How do social workers or social service agencies generally respond to people experiencing the problem?
f. What are the strengths and weaknesses of this article?
g. What are your recommendations or suggestions with regard to the article's findings?
This is the journal I choose:
Journal of Divorce & Remarriage
SocINDEX with Full Text 2000 to present (Embargo: 18 months)
Resource Type: Journal
ISSN: 1050-2556 Online ISSN: 1540-4811
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Subject: Law -- Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence -- Periodicals
a. The article's purpose is generally found in the abstract section. The abstract is the first written paragraph of an article. You may also want to review the conclusion to see if it answers or corresponds to your article's purpose. It should provide some sort of response to the purpose. Find it and write a complete answer to this question. For example, the purpose of this paper may be to determine if shared parenting after divorce is better or worse than children living exclusively with their mothers. If you can determine this to be true from the abstract and conclusion, then it probably is right.
b. Here you should be able to identify some of the important points the author is trying to convey to her readers. Notice on page 592 "Parents-Characteristics" and on page 595 "Characteristics of the Fathers" which address areas of income, education, mutual cooperation among parents and its effects on child-rearing, etc. Consider child/parent relationships time versus income.
c. Generally, recommendations are found in the "Conclusion" section. This article ...
The recommendations authors make about divorce and remarriage are examined.