Race & Ethnicity in World Perspective
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Take a concept in race/ethnic relations in which you are interested and analyze the concept in terms of how it operates in 2 different societies or in one society at 2 different time periods.
Papers must be 16-pages minimum with references in ASA Style.
- State the topic of your study, issue, or concept and define it.
- Discuss why it is relevant to the study of race/ethnic relations in a cross-national perspective. Your review of literature should occur here. (3-5 pgs.)
- Apply the concept to the societies that you are discussing and analyze them from the different sociological levels of analysis (distributive, organizational, & social psychological). Discuss what is know about the condition and operation of the concept in each society or each time period in that society. Incorporate appropriate literature. (8-10 pgs.)
- Compare and contrast the operation of the concept in the different societies and synthesize the information so as to draw a conclusion about the concept functions. This can be part of your concluding remarks. (5-8 pgs.)
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ASA Style Quick Guide: Reference List
|BOOKS||Author Lastname, Firstname Middlename. Year. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher.|
|PRINT JOURNAL ARTICLES||
Author Lastname, Firstname Middlename. Year. "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume Number(Issue Number):pages.
|ELECTRONIC JOURNAL ARTICLES RETRIEVED FROM AN ONLINE DATABASE||Author Lastname, Firstname Middlename. Year. "Title of Article." Journal Title Volume Number(Issue Number):pages. (Retrieved from Database Name on Month Day, Year).|
|WEBSITES*||Author Lastname, Firstname Middlename. Year. "Title of Webpage." Retrieved Month Day, Year (http://www.webaddress.com/full/url/).|
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