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SOC/262
CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN SOCIETY
 
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SOC 262 Week 1 Definition of Race
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper discussing the current view that race is a social construction supported by political realities.  Include the following:

  • How does this view compare with the traditional, biological view of race?

  • How did the traditional view assist or inhibit the assimilation of underserved groups into the overall American majority? 

  • Which approach - assimilation, melting pot, fusion and/or pluralism - matches most closely to the new definition of race in contemporary America?

  • Which definition of race do you support?  Why?


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines, and include at least two sources in addition to the textbook. 
Submit your paper to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
SOC 262 Week 2 Discrimination, Prejudice, Racism, and Stereotyping
Create a 9- to 12-slide PowerPoint® Presentation that you will present in an urban, racially diverse high school. Compare and contrast each term: discrimination, prejudice, racism, institutional racism, and stereotyping. Make the presentation relevant to the lives of urban students in a racially diverse school.
Include the following:

  • Introduction and conclusion slides

  • Detailed speaker notes

  • Graphics

  • Specific content referring to the lives of students in urban, mixed-race schools

  • How institutional racism is present in many urban schools

  • How racism, discrimination, and prejudice often exist in an urban high school


Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines and a reference list, if needed.
Submit your slide presentation to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
SOC 262 Week 3 Native American Group
Write a 1050- to 1,400-word paper answering the following:
Select an official Native American group (one on the official federal list). Specifically answer these questions:

  • Where are they located in the U.S. today?

  • Were they forcibly removed from their ancestral lands? How?

  • Do they have a reservation today?

  • What is their legal standing with the U.S. government?

  • How many enrolled members are there in the tribe?

  • How is tribal membership defined?

  • What form of government do they practice? Can both men and women be on the governing body?

  • Do they have an official language other than English or Spanish? Is the language taught in Indian schools?


Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines and a reference list, if needed.
Submit your paper to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
 
SOC 262 Week 4 The Latino/Hispanic Ethnic Group
Write a 1400-2100   word paper, based off the following statement:
The Latino/Hispanic group is the only ethnic category counted separately by the United States Census. According to the U.S. Census, a Latino/Hispanic person can be of any race. 
Describe the variability within the larger "Latin American" group, as defined by the U.S. Census, including the racial differences.
Include the following:

  • When this census category became official (the first time it was used in the United States Census)

  • At least five distinctive subgroups that belong under this broad category

  • How people from Africa, both slaves and freemen, became part of the Latino population in Mexico, Central and South America, and the U.S.

  • How Africans in Mexico, Central and South America were absorbed into the Hispanic population, while generally being kept separate in the U.S.

  • How colorism affects membership within the Hispanic/Latino group today (i.e. a Mexican who is Black)

  • The role of language

  • The role of religion

  • The role of culture


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit your paper to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
SOC 262 Week 5 Asian-Americans
Write a 1400-2100-word paper on Asian-Americans.
On many indicators of success, such as income and education, Asian Americans, while a distinct minority, surpass whites in America. Why is this?
Include the following:

  • Cultural value of Asians toward education

  • History of discrimination in the U.S.

  • Similarities and differences between Asian values and the dominant American values

  • Family

  • Extended family behaviors

  • Cultural values toward authority, both personal and institutional

  • Respect of adults


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit your paper to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
 
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