You will write a 5 page paper as described above. You will post the final paper in the Assignment folder on BB under Final Exam Paper (race and ethnicity). You then will present your paper as a discussion in class via a PPT presentation.
Use the info below as reference / guidelines and make sure you conduct your own external research to write the paper.
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Reflection / Reaction / Response Paper on Race and Ethnicity in America:
(Times New Roman/12 point: 5 – 8 pages and not more than 10 pages). Make sure to use appropriate in text and separate page citation: MLA or APA.
In your paper, make sure to address in the first part the following questions below:
How race and ethnicity affect and continue to impact racial minorities in America.
What is the difference between race and ethnicity?
What is a majority group (dominant group)?
What is a minority group (subordinate group)?
Explain the difference between stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination, and racism.
Compare and contrast the different experiences of various ethnic groups in
the United States.
Part II: Question on Deviance and Social Control of minority groups in America: Compare and contrast the 3 theoretical perspectives in sociology in addressing Race and Ethnicity / Crime and Punishment / Deviance and Social Control.
I. RESOURCES ON DEVIANCE AND SOCIAL CONTROL
II. RESOURCES ON RACE AND ETHNICITY
Ch. 11, and Alapo Ch. 7
2) Structural Racism: Institutional Racism and Segregated Communities.pdf
2) What science tells us about race and racism
3) Race and Ethnicity
4) Demographic Structure of Society: Race and Ethnicity
5) Kids and Race
6) TedEx Talk by Alex Kajitani: Why Race Matters and Why We Need to Start Talking About It
III. RESOURCES ON CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (the video links to more videos on crime and punishment in the US)
Sample Papers: these only have sections of part 1 but it gives you an idea of how to write and format your paper.
How to Cite in both MLA and APA
Do not forget to include BOT in paper citation and a separate reference page. See below on how to format APA / MLA citations: https://sun.iwu.edu/~jhaefner/WC200XSP17/mla&apa.html
Post your paper in the assignment tab under Response paper on BB