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FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS Consider a social group (e.g., a group as defined by cl

FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS Consider a social group (e.g., a group as defined by class, race, gender, etc.), some line of division within it (dividing it into sub-groups), and ways this line of division represented a barrier against the broader group engaging in united action. Focus your paper on a specific attempt (whether successful or not) to transcend this division in order to foster united action. Is it necessarily desirable for the broader group to unite? (Your answer may be “no”…

Consider a social group (e.g., a group as defined by class, race, gender, etc.),

Consider a social group (e.g., a group as defined by class, race, gender, etc.), some line of division within it (dividing it into sub-groups), and ways this line of division represented a barrier against the broader group engaging in united action. Focus your paper on a specific attempt (whether successful or not) to transcend this division in order to foster united action. Is it necessarily desirable for the broader group to unite? (Your answer may be “no” if, for example,…

How would you define economic or social “class” so as to classify contemporary U

How would you define economic or social “class” so as to classify contemporary U.S. society into meaningful groups? What criterion or criteria would you use to distinguish one “class” from another (income, education, occupation, ownership, power, etc.)? Using your chosen criteria, what does the overall class structure of the United States look like (what are the different classes composing U.S. society)? You are required to address seriously either A) race or ethnicity or B) gender or sexuality in your paper.…

“I think that we need to ask new questions. How are relationships of domination

“I think that we need to ask new questions. How are relationships of domination and subordination structured and maintained in the American political economy? How do race, class and gender function as parallel and interlocking systems that shape this basic relationship of domination and subordination? Questions such as these promise to move us away from futile theoretical struggles concerned with ranking oppressions and towards analyses that assume race, class and gender are all present in any given setting.” – Patricia…

How would you define economic or social “class” so as to classify contemporary U

How would you define economic or social “class” so as to classify contemporary U.S. society into meaningful groups? What criterion or criteria would you use to distinguish one “class” from another (income, education, occupation, ownership, power, etc.)? Using your chosen criteria, what does the overall class structure of the United States look like (what are the different classes composing U.S. society)? You are required to address seriously either A) race or ethnicity or B) gender or sexuality in your paper.…