Category / SIS Research Project

  • March 25, 2018 - mh9868a

    Research Design

    Research Puzzle Today, big cities like New York and Los Angeles are on the forefront of Americans’ minds. They love fantasizing about moving to big cities and getting swept up in the exciting, fast-paced lifestyles. Also, many politicians tend to focus on big cities in order to improve the lives of the millions of people […]

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  • February 23, 2018 - mh9868a

    Research Problem Statement

    Today, big cities like New York and Los Angeles are on the forefront of Americans’ minds. They love fantasizing about moving to big cities and getting swept up in the exciting, fast-paced lifestyles. Also, many politicians tend to focus on big cities in order to improve the lives of the millions of people who live […]

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  • Introduction For my essay, I am interested in exploring the socio-economic effects a shopping complex has on the community in which it is built. Understanding the complex relationship between shopping centers and their towns can help developers and local politicians decide if building a mall is truly right for their community. Therefore, in my literature […]

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  • Not only are shopping malls are often enjoyed by groups of consumers, but also they are often overlooked. People enjoy being at malls and shopping with friends, but nobody thinks about what makes the shopping experience so enticing. Therefore, I want to investigate the allure that shopping malls bring for average consumers. This investigation is […]

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  • In his essay called, “The ‘Magic of the Mall’: An Analysis of Form, Function, and Meaning in the Contemporary Retail Built Environment,” Jon Goss argues that retail environment developers have intentionally designed shopping malls to diminish a sense of guilt that comes with spending too much money by eluding that shopping is not the primary […]

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  • In today’s age, many people avoid the hassle of going to stores by doing most of their shopping online. However, despite the surge in online shopping, retail and outlet malls continue to be popular local spots for groups of people to socialize. While many people enjoy going shopping with their friends, often people do not […]

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