Choose one of the following topics to discuss. Reflect upon your chosen topic in a one page essay, double-spaced, in APA format. Make sure to include a title page. Based on the topic you choose, describe what the experience was like, how it made you feel and think, and what you learned from it. Connect your discussion to at least three concepts, examples, and/or quotes from the course readings or lectures.
1.Explore a time when you felt like "other"—when you were made to feel invisible, excluded, or too visible.
2.Explore a time when you perceived someone or some group as "other" (when you noticed someone or some group was outside or excluded).
3.Explore a time when a connection was made between you and an "other."
(Use at least 3 of these)
The ability to control much of one's own life with minimal interference from higher authority.
The social position that results from actions or behaviors on our part or the part of others (husband/wife, parent, doctor, etc.)
The social positions in life which come as a result of behavior or things that happen over which one has no control (e.g. husband/wife, parent, invalid).
Dimension of social stratification--common economic circumstances that impact one's life chances.
Dimension of social stratification--the ability to enforce one's will on others over their resistance.
Dimension of social stratification--the relative ranking of one's position in society and its honor and respect.
One's overall position in the stratification hierarchy resulting from the intersecting points of the three major dimensions of stratification.
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