Social Stratifcation

Social Stratifcation

Topic 8 DQ 1 (100 Words)

What patterns of unequal educational opportunities and outcomes can you identify based on current policy in your state? Consider marginalized communities such as English language learners, students with disabilities, or immigrant youth in your response.

Topic 8 DQ 2 (100 Words)

How would you address systemic educational inequality between private and public school districts? Identify current state and/or national policies that contribute to the inequalities.

Benchmark Assignment – A Sociological Analysis of the U.S. Stratification Process

The final benchmark paper should be a noticeably revised update of the three drafts submitted in Topics 5-7, incorporating instructor comments and personal revising.

Create an essay consisting of the revised versions of the essays in Topics 3, 5 and 6. This section should be 2,250-3,000 words.

Write a conclusion of 350-400 words, explaining how the social institution you chose contributes to the social stratification of the United States for better and for worse. (Comp. 3.5)

You should note the references for parts I-III along with the conclusion at the end of the paper.

Utilize the GCU Library to locate a minimum of three scholarly sources to support your conclusion.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,

This benchmark assignment assesses the following Programmatic competencies:

3.2:   Analyze the U.S. stratification system in regards to class.

3.3:   Analyze the U.S. stratification system in regards to gender.

3.4:   Analyze the U.S. stratification system in regards to race.

3.5:   Summarize the elements and functions of social institutions and their place within the social structure.

Instructor Notes:

Topic 5 You provided some good content to support how race stratification can impact the economy. The theoretical perspective is missing. Formatting is an issue so revisit the student success center for details. The references are formatted well and scholarly.

Topic 6

Nearly half of the submission, the introduction, is not about how gender impacts a social institution. The social institution in the latter half of the paper is not well defined. You talk specifically about occupation but not as it relates to the economy which was done better in the previous papers. Clarify this in the final paper and add to the analysis to replace the introduction with relevant content to your topic. Your references are missing information and not properly formatted as a result.


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