Project #49482 - Whiteness: The Power of Privilege for Sociology class

Dropbox Assignment 2: “Whiteness: The Power of Privilege” Due Monday Dec 1, 2014

 

After reading Part 3, Chapters 1-6 of the Rothenberg text, write a paper that discusses the phrase ‘white privilege’ as it relates to societies and to you.  This paper must use support from all six essays (Wildman and Davis, Johnson, McIntosh, Jensen, Wise, and Podur) to identify and evaluate the objectives noted below. 

 

Objectives

 

1.            Define privilege.  According to the authors, what practice(s) create white privilege? What does it mean to claim that whiteness is privileged and normalized in contemporary U.S. society? 

 

2.            Explore the meaning of the invisibility of privilege. Is this invisibility sustained in modern societies?  If so, how is it sustained and by whom? 

 

3.            In addressing white privilege and working against it, who should shoulder the burden?

 

Do you believe the economic system of capitalism encourages American citizens to take advantage of these privileges? Why, or why not?  How might these privileges have played a role in how you were raised? Provide examples in your life that suggests or dispels this privilege of whiteness.

 

 

 

This paper is worth 50 points and must be 3 pages in length, double-spaced.  You do not need to provide an abstract for this paper; however, you must include citations from each of the essays and provide a Reference List correctly formatted in APA style.  Please refer to the Stafford Library Resources if you are unfamiliar with this format.  Due date:  ” Due Monday Dec 1, 2014 @ 7 am Pacific Standard time. Please let me know if you need me to attach any files. Thanks

FYI the book that is need for this assignment is Paula S. Rothenberg White Privilege 4th edition please let me know if you have it otherwise so I can scan via email and submit it in sections. You'll need six essay chapters to do my assignment

 

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