GUIDELINES FOR ETH 125 WEEK 6 RACIAL DIVERSITY IN SOCIETY

Week Six: Diversity and Race, Part II: Social

 

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Objectives 1   

1.1  Describe the interactions between racial groups in contemporary America. 

1.2  Identify contemporary causes of racial prejudice and discrimination.

1.3  Describe persisting social inequities based on race.

 

 

Reading

Read Ch. 4 of Racial and Ethnic Groups.

 

 

Reading

Read Ch. 6 of Racial and Ethnic Groups starting at the section titled “Native Americans Today.”

 

 

Reading

Read Ch. 8 of Racial and Ethnic Groups.

 

 

Reading

Read Ch. 10 of Racial and Ethnic Groups starting at the section titled “The Contemporary Picture of Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans.”

 

 

Reading

Read Ch. 11 of Racial and Ethnic Groups starting at the section titled “Contemporary Life in the United States.”

 

 

Reading

Read Ch. 12 of Racial and Ethnic Groups.

 

 

Reading

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

  Tutorial

Income Inequality by Race

View the MySocLab ™ Social Explorer Map: IncomeInequality by Race.

 

  Tutorial

Social Standing for Native Americans

View the MySocLab™ Social Explorer Report: Social Standing for Native Americans.

 

  Tutorial

Social Stratification Among Hispanic Groups View the MySocLab ™ Social Explorer Map and Report: Social Stratification Among Hispanic Groups.

 

 

  Tutorial

Hispanic Population Growth

View the MySocLab™ Social Explorer Map: Hispanic Population Growth.

 

  Video

America Beyond the Color Line: The Streets of Heaven Watch the American History in Video “America Beyond the Color Line: The Streets of Heaven” in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

  Video

Demographic Diversity in America

Watch the video “Demographic Diversity in America” in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

  Video

A Muslim Family in Western Culture Watch the video “A Muslim Family in Western Culture” in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

  Video

The Changing Profile of American Islam Watch the video “The Changing Profile of American Islam” in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

At least four (4) days of the week

10

Discussion Questions

Respond to weekly discussion questions. Days

3 and 4

10 Individual

Racial Diversity in Society Worksheet Complete the Racial Diversity in Society Worksheet , located on the student website.

 

Use a minimum of two (2) theories or concepts from our week’s readings to support at least two of your answers (one theory or concept for two answers).

Day 7

60

 

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