FMST 201 Book Assignment Details
FMST 201 offers an in-depth exploration of family decision-making processes for a wide range of wants and needs. The five-step decision-making process includes recognizing existing needs, identifying alternatives to fulfill identified needs, evaluating identified alternatives to meet needs, implementing alternatives, and evaluating the alternatives selected. How families identify, use, produce, and manage resources is not rigid – a range of historical, environmental, and cultural influences make family decision making processes, and family resource management, different for everyone.
This book review offers an opportunity to explore family resource management issues by applying course concepts to real experiences. Select one of the pre-approved books listed below to read for this assignment. After reading the book, you will write a 3-4 page paper demonstrating your ability to interpret, evaluate, compare, and critique the experiences of the characters highlighted in the story. This paper must be written using 12-point Times New Roman font with double-spaced lines and standard one-inch margins on all sides. You must also format your paper using APA style and include the following: title page, running head, page numbers, headings, in-text citations of course content, and a reference page (you need only reference the textbook and the book you choose for this assignment).
Your paper must include the following information:
FMST 201 Reading List for Book Assignment:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
By Wes Moore
Innocent: Confessions of a Welfare Mother
By B. Morrison
The Glass Castle: A Memoir
By Jeannette Walls
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