Hypothesis about Alcoholism in general

The hypothesis about alcoholism in this essay is based on this hypothesis:

If you start drinking alcohol often, then you will become an alcoholic person and it will increase the risk of you becoming a chemical dependent. 

The essay must talk about alcoholism in general, and it’s required three to five (3-5) pages paper.

Below are the requirements for the essay:

1. Specific Hypothesis

2. Applicable Sociological Concepts.

3. Practical Implications. Discuss the value of sociological research into your issue.  Determine whether or not there are (or would be) practical implications of sociological inquiry into this issue. 

  1. Evidence. This is the most important part of the paper. Analyze  at least two (2) lines of evidence that pertain to the hypothesis that you are evaluating.  Does the evidence support your hypothesis? For each type of evidence, consider possible biases and alternative interpretations. 
  2. Conclusions. Draw conclusions based on the evidence that you have discovered. Does the evidence confirm or refute your hypothesis? Is the evidence sufficiently convincing to draw firm conclusions about your hypothesis?

For example, here is a generic example of what the headings must look like:

I. Specific Hypothesis.

II. Applicable Sociological Concepts.

a. Theory A

b. Concept 1

c. Concept 2

III. Practical Implications. 

a. Implications for public policy

 i. Education

 ii. Taxes

b. Implications for employers

c. Implications for spouses of workaholics

  1. Evidence. 
    1. Line of evidence 1

 i. The evidence and what it means

 ii. Possible biases

 iii. Alternative explanations of what it means.

  1. Line of evidence 2

 i. The evidence and what it means

 ii. Possible biases

  1. Conclusion(s):  All available evidence refutes the hypothesis, but there are alternative explanations. 



In the concepts it must talk about the issues that alcoholism can affect in your family , society , health , genetic issues or studies and so on.

Then in the applicable concepts , it has to be related to the concepts1 and 2 ..