What role has class, race, and gender played in their lives?

write a 5-7 page paper using APA standards for citation of sources that focuses on the following:


Interview two different individuals regarding their positions in society.  Analyze their responses regarding:


Identify each person’s class, race, and gender.What role has class, race, and gender played in their lives?  How do you see these stratifiers as playing a role, even if the interviewee is unaware of it?Apply one of the sociological perspectives (structural-functional, social-conflict, or symbolic-interaction) to the individuals’ lives.  Why did you choose this particular perspective?  How does it explain each person’s life and life choices?What are some the benefits and limitations to using interview as a research methodology?Analyze each person’s components of culture (language, symbols, material objects, and behaviors) and relate them to his/her stratified position in society.


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Assignment 1 Grading Criteria


Maximum Points


Described each person’s class, race, and gender.




Evaluated the role of social stratification.




Applied a sociological perspective to each subject.




Explained the benefits and limitations of the research methodology.




Analyzed the components of culture and related them to social stratification.




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Organization: Introduction, Transitions, Conclusion.




Style: Tone, Audience, Word Choice.




Usage and Mechanics: Grammar, Spelling, Sentence Structure.




APA Elements: Attribution, Paraphrasing, Quotations (when appropriate or assigned).








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