Assignment 1: Discussion—Social Stratification


Assignment 1: Discussion—Social Stratification

The United States was founded on the ideals of individual rights and freedoms. It has taken many years to include diverse groups within these ideals, and many classes still fight for inclusion in these rights and freedoms

Respond to the following:

  • Explain the role that stratification has played in your life.
  • Examine how different your life would be if you lived in a caste-system instead of a class-system.
  • Evaluate the role of racial, ethnic, or gender stratification in your day-to-day life.

Support your statements with examples and scholarly references.

Write your initial response in 1–2 paragraphs. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

By Saturday, October 11, 2014, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. ThroughWednesday, October 15, 2014, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses.

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Assignment 1: Discussion—Social Stratification

  

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