young workers in malls
For this assignment you will conduct an observation of young workers in any New Jersey mall and compare what you see to Besen’s and Tannock’s description of young workers in mall establishments.
Step 1: Make sure you have read the reading!! These are the readings found in Teenage Workers Part, 1, 2, and 3.
Step 2: Make a list of what you expect to see at mail retail stores based on the readings. You will turn this list in with your write-up.
Step 3: Conduct your observation. You are just to observe NOT interview any of the workers or customers. Make sure to collect data on:
Step 4: Write up your observations and compare them to Besen and Tannock’s description of mall work. In particular compare the demographics of the workers (gender, race); presentation of workers”, the role of consumption and the amount of “socializing” that goes on. Did you see what you expected to see based on the readings? What didn’t you see, or what did you see that surprised you? Did your mall stores seem like the model one for teens? Why or Why not?
Step 5: Upload a file that includes a write-up of your findings.
Writing Assignment 1 (1)Writing Assignment 1 (1)CriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent: All Required Content Included in workers, work, and atmosphere.35.0 ptsOutstanding34.0 ptsGood26.0 ptsSatisfactory0.0 ptsPoor35.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReferences specific course material as it relates to the topics55.0 ptsOutstanding36.0 ptsGood27.0 ptsSatisfactory0.0 ptsPoor55.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMechanics10.0 ptsIncludes full citations, no spelling errors, proper grammar, etc.6.0 ptsFull citations missing some elements, or multiple mechanical errors0.0 ptsNo citations10.0 pts
Total Points: 100.0