It is clear
that race, ethnicity and gender are strongly correlated to social class. There
are multiple theories in sociology that explain class, ethnicity, and
Directions: Write on Hispanics and African Americans.
Choose one theory to
use as the backbone of your paper and choose two ethnic minorities in the United
States to compare and contrast their experiences of social
Analyze how gender is
treated in these groups. Demonstrate your understanding of the ways in which
religious tradition works to construct social reality for these groups.
Evaluate how those in
power aid or obstruct the assimilation process.
Inspect the ways in
which racism and discrimination affect this minority’s participation in
mainstream American life.
If you pick an
American Indian group, be sure to identify their tribe and discuss their
Provide support for your arguments based on both the required
and recommended readings for the course, and incorporate any relevant points
culled from the discussion boards.
The portfolio project is a 10-page research paper (approximately 3,500 words). Follow