Measuring Diversity in a Social Environment

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INSTRUCTIONS:


Describe theoretical ideas of power in relation to policy.

    • Summarize the research project using sociological language and concepts.
    • Provide appropriate background discussion and highlight key sociological concepts that pertain to discrimination experienced by a group.

Identify historical and contemporary influences of discrimination in American culture.

    • Recognize historical experiences of discrimination.
    • Differentiate the varied experience of different social groups.
    • Identify social trends that influence power.

    • Analyze the effects of social policy using aggregated data.
    • Determine the best data collection method based on the research questions.
    • Collect data and prepare charts and tables for analysis.
    • Correlate data to a social policy position.
    • Properly document the use of data.
  • Analyze how laws are applied based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, and social class.
    • Demonstrate the relationship among sociological theories, policies, and concepts.
    • Examine alternative solutions to diversity issues.
  • Apply diversity strategies in professional, educational, and personal contexts.
    • Recognize opportunities where diversity is needed to address social problems.

Special Instructions:

Create a 6 page paper in APA format according to the instructions above. Use 5 academically reviewed sources for references and 1 of those sources must be statistical. Be sure to utilize in-text citations.

You will focus on 3 data collection options in order to complete the project. Your three options include 1. Questionnaire (either a Survey or Interview), 2. Observation or Field Research, or 3. Content Analysis.


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THEORETICAL IDEAS OF POWER IN RELATION TO POLICY
Theoretical ideas of power in relation to policy
Historical and Contemporary Influences of Discrimination In American Culture
Racial inequality in employment, housing, and other social domains has been
experienced historically and has greatly influenced the American culture. This has drawn
attention on the role played by discrimination in the society. Unlike the historical form of
discrimination in the American culture, contemporary discrimination is less readily
identifiable which creates problems for scientific conceptualization and measurement.
Discrimination has therefore greatly influenced the American culture. For instance, policies
have been adapted for the inclusion of all persons and equal treatment despite the race and
ethnicity of the persons (Connell, 2014). However, this equality has not been achieved in the
society and it is still common for people from minor cultures to experience discrimination
from others in the society. Additionally, in the American culture, certain words cannot be
used by people from other races as it is referred to as disrespectful. For instance, the word
“Negro” cannot be used by people from other races to refer to African American individuals
but people from the race can comfortably use it to refer to one another. People who originate
from minority groups that are more likely to be discriminated often lack social amenities and
the higher percentage of people experience poverty. For instance, in the modern American
society, Gay African-American men are more likely to live in poverty in comparison to gay
white men in partnerships.
Historical Experiences of Discrimination
The greatest form of discrimination that has been experienced historically originated
from racism and ethnic discrimination. This form of discrimination was an underlying issue
even before the formation of the United States. This was because whenever groups from
different religious, racial and ethnic backgrounds associated with one another one group

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THEORETICAL IDEAS OF POWER IN RELATION TO POLICY
would always try to dominate the other which created the possibility of discrimination
occurring. When one group dominated the others, subordination ensued since the majority
controlled resources in the society. In the United States racist attitudes were experienced by
Native Americans, African Americans and immigrants g...

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