GGC Social Stratification Based on Age Race Gender and Education Discussion
In this discussion, you will demonstrate your mastery of the following course learning objectives:
Compare, contrast, and apply the basic theoretical paradigms of sociology (Structural-Functional, Social-Conflict, and Symbolic-Interaction) and analyze two or more phenomena in society using the three perspectives. Explain social stratification using theoretical perspectives to analyze economic, racial/ethnic, and gender inequality in a societal context.
Perform the assigned Internet activity and answer the following discussion prompts in a minimum of 250-500 words:
In three separate paragraphs in your post,Describe your three fictional people and summarize how any differences in income might be based on their characteristics. Who had the highest income? The lowest? What characteristics seemed to cause the change in income? Explain your findings using the concept of intersectionality. Be sure to explain intersection theory!Compare and contrast two of the three basic theoretical perspectives (Structural-Functionalism, Social-Conflict, and Symbolic-Interactionism) to analyze your findings in a societal context. Define, cite, and apply as many terms as applicable from the lesson and course content to your analysis.Ask your classmates a question at the end of your initial post to stimulate discussion