SOC 262 ENTIRE COURSE SOC 262 Week 1 Individual Assignment Racial and Ethnic Groups Matrix…

SOC 262 ENTIRE COURSE

SOC 262 Week 1 Individual Assignment Racial and Ethnic Groups Matrix

Resources: Racial and Ethnic Relations and Racial and Ethnic Groups
Refer to selected chapters of both texts based on the groups chosen for your matrix.
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Racial and Ethnic Groups Matrix, located on your student website.

SOC 262 Week 1 DQS

DQ 1

What is the difference between race and ethnicity? Do they ever overlap? How and why?

DQ 2

What has been the source of racial hierarchies in the United States? Do these hierarchies have any validity? Why or why not?

SOC 262 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Racial and Ethnic Groups Matrix

Compile all individual answers into one team matrix for submission to the facilitator.
Answer the following questions as a team, based on your team’s matrix:
What is the difference between race and ethnicity?
What patterns have emerged with the groups in the matrix?
What similarities and differences can you identify among the groups?
How did each group become a minority group? Provide an example from each row.
How have these groups influenced American society and culture?

SOC 262 Week 2 DQS

DQ 1

Choose a specific minority or racial group. Does society shape the constraints and opportunities of your selected minority group? How? Why?

SOC 262 Week 3 Individual Assignment Racism Presentation

You have been asked to give a presentation to students at a local high school about prejudice, stereotyping, racism, and discrimination.
Create a 6- to 8-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation describing the differences between prejudice, stereotyping, racism, and discrimination. Provide title and conclusion slides and detailed speaker’s notes.
Include the following in your presentation:
Define the terms prejudice, stereotyping, racism, and discrimination.
Compare the terms.
Differentiate between institutional and individual discrimination.
Present your work.
For Local Campus students, these are oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.
For Online and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations with speaker’s notes.

SOC 262 Week 3 DQS

DQ 1

• Can someone be prejudiced without being discriminatory? Can someone be discriminatory without being prejudiced? Explain.

SOC 262 Week 4 Individual Assignment New in America Paper

In the early 1900s, hundreds of European immigrants arrived at Ellis Island in New York harbor each day to be processed for permission to enter the United States. A so-called melting pot of cultures came together starting in that place by standing in line, with a desire to seize the opportunities of a new country. They have been followed by millions of other immigrants coming to America.
Resources: Racial and Ethnic Relations and Racial and Ethnic Groups
Research two immigrant groups that have become assimilated to one degree or another into American society.
Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper, addressing the following:
Explain why each group chose to migrate to the United States.
Identify the geographical areas where each group settled.
Describe the influence other racial or ethnic groups had on each group once they migrated.
Describe the influence each group had on other racial or ethnic groups it came in contact with.
Explain how the power-conflict theory applies to these ethnic groups.
Explain how the concept of multiculturalism might be applied to these two groups.
Provide examples of how these groups’ customs, beliefs, and values have—or have not—become incorporated into American society.
Cite at least two sources in addition to your texts.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

SOC 262 Week 4 DQS

DQ 1

• According to conflict theory, how can minority groups assimilate into society? What advantage or disadvantage does this give to dominant groups in society? Do you agree with the conflict theory? Why or why not?

DQ 2

• Does multiculturalism work as a means to overcome discrimination and prejudice in our society?

SOC 262 Week 5 Individual Assignment Media and Race

Resources: Racial and Ethnic Relations and Racial and Ethnic Groups
Select a movie, television show, commercial, or other form of media that includes racial or ethnic issues. The following websites contain media you can use. You may also select a piece of media not found in these collections.
The Prelinger Archives located at http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger, which houses television ads and shows from the 1940s and 1950s
Movie archives located at http://www.archive.org/details/movies
Write a 500- to 750- word analysis where you identify how your selected media example addresses gender and stereotypes.
Explain how stereotypes are portrayed in the media and your response to these stereotypes.
Answer the following questions:

What time period was your media made in? What time period is it about?
Was one character portrayed as a victim? Was this character playing a stereotypical role?
What roles, major or minor, were racial or ethnic minorities assigned?
What issues of race and ethnicity are addressed?
For older media pieces, how would the racial issues you identified be addressed today?

SOC 262 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Racial and Ethnic Relations Matrix and Presentation

Resources: Racial and Ethnic Relations and Racial and Ethnic Groups
Complete the Racial & Ethnic Relations Matrix. Answer the questions that follow the matrix.
Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that will summarize your matrix. Include the following:
An introduction slide
A slide for each group detailing that group’s interactions with the other groups you selected
A slide comparing the groups to each other
A slide that identifies current issues of race and ethnicity in America
Present your findings.
For Local Campus students, these are oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft®PowerPoint® presentations.
For Online and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft® PowerPoint®presentations with notes.

SOC 262 Week 5 DQS

DQ 1

• At different times in the history of the U.S., immigration laws have changed to bar particular racial or ethnic groups from entry into the United States. What arguments were used in favor of these laws at the time? Did those arguments have valid points? How would those arguments be viewed today?

DQ 2

• Will there be a time when race will cease to be an issue in the United States?