Incidents Of Inequality

Incidents of Inequality Part One

Search the GCU Library for articles that describe incidents of gender, age, racial, and ethnic discrimination.

Choose two incidents of discrimination. Be sure each is of a different type of discrimination (age, gender, race, and/or ethnicity, etc.).

APA is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

QUESTIONS

Evaluate the positive and negative effects of Affirmative Action in the United States. Target current issues, trends, and demographics.

Discuss the concept of equality. Do you see equality happening in our society? Why or why not? Describe your personal observations of inequality.

What global forces are affecting the U.S. economy and politics? How do those global forces affect your own life? Discuss.

In the once popular television show, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, did this show depict a typical American family? Why or why not? What is going on with the American family today? What historical events have played a role in shaping American family life? What do you see for the future of the U.S. family? How do religion and education impact the future of the U.S. family?

How has technology affected your life? Be specific as to what changes, and in what ways.

Do you believe the long-term consequences of increased technological dependence are going to be good or bad? Explain. How do you see technology’s effect on society 20 years from now?

 

DUE MAY 22nd  No Later 

Incidents of Inequality Part Two

Instructions: After researching the GCU library to find articles that describe incidents of gender, age, racial, and ethnic discrimination, please answer the questions for each scenario. Write your response as a full paragraph using a minimum of 200 words for each scenario.
Scenario #1: _______________ discrimination.

Summarize the incident.

How might this situation affect the victim?

How might it affect the offending person or institution?

How do situations like this affect society as a whole?

Write your 200 word paragraph for scenario 1 below:

Scenario # 2: __________________ discrimination.

Summarize the incident.

How might this situation affect the victim?

How might it affect the offending person or institution?

How do situations like this affect society as a whole?

Write your 200 word paragraph for scenario 2 below:

DUE MAY 25 TH No LATER 

Globalization: A Closer Look

Target a multinational corporation/international company and the practice of “outsourcing” to third world countries. Some examples of MNCs (multinational corporations) would be Nike, General Motors, Ford, Qwest, and Fender Music. Research its effects on local culture. Write a summary and analysis of 500-750 words and include the following:

  1. How does global stratification impact local culture? What are the positive and negative effects?
  2. How does global stratification impact the United States? What are the positive and negative effects?
  3. Who is the biggest “winner” in this situation? Explain.

Use the GCU Library to locate two to three academic sources to support your content.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.