Review the latest Census data (http://www.census.gov) related to educational attainment, race/ethnicity, gender, and class. What conclusions can you draw about intersectionality, from what you find? Does everyone have an equal opportunity to further their education? If not, what social structures are in place to affect opportunity?
Topic 1 DQ 2
Research mental health disparities in your state (California) and identify any intersectionality you may find with class and ethnicity/race. What programs or policies are in place to minimize the disparity?
Global Stratification Systems
Choose a country (other than the United States) and research its stratification system.
Compose an essay of 750-1,000 words, synthesizing your research regarding the following:
- Describe its current stratification and explain how the system has changed over time and what caused those changes.
Explain how the consequences of the system affect modern day people in that country.
Provide a minimum of three to five scholarly sources to support your analysis and conclusion.