Describe the meaning of multiculturalism in your own words.

 

By Wednesday, January 20, 2016, using the textbook and Argosy Online Library references that you may select, write a paper using APA standards, of at least 750 words that focuses upon the following:

 

  1. Describe the meaning of multiculturalism in your own words.
  2. Is the United States of America a multicultural country?  Why or why not?
  3. Why is multiculturalism a controversial issue for some people?
  4. How can the three sociological perspectives  (structural functionalism, social conflict, and symbolic interaction) be used to conceptually understand multiculturalism?

 

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Introduction of issue and a conclusion that reviews all main points you present.

12

Defined multiculturalism and applied the concept to the United States of America.

20

Discussed the reasons why multiculturalism is a controversial subject.

20

Gave a complete explanation as to how structural functionalism, social conflict, and symbolic interaction can be used to understand multiculturalism.

20

Related essay writings to the concepts and theories discussed in the textbook and outside resources.

20

Submitted on or before due date, using correct spelling and grammar and appropriate APA format.

8

Total:

100

 

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