The purpose of this assignment is to explore stratification and prejudice in current events. Despite great advances towards equality between the races and genders, racial and gender discrimination, as well as class stratification remain serious social problems. To conclude this course, you will use the news media to discover current social issues with regards to race and gender.
To complete this assignment, perform the following tasks:
Provide a minimum of three references and apply the correct APA standards in the format of text, citations, and references. Your paper should include a title page and reference. Your paper should be at least five pages in length, not including the title and reference pages.
Name your file LastNameFirstInitial_M5_A1.doc and submit it to
M5: Assignment 1 Dropbox by Week 5, Day 5.
|Assignment 1 Grading Criteria|
|Selected and used research to describe three current events, one each that addresses racial, gender, and class discrimination and/or stratification.|
|Analyzed each current event, incorporating theories and concepts from the text, lecture, and appropriate outside resources.|
|Compared the current events to historical trends of racial, gender, and class discrimination and or/stratification.|
|Suggested possible solutions for each current event.|
|Applied personal experiences and observations to the current events.|
|Analyzed the media’s role in perpetuating discrimination and/or stratification.|
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