For this assignment you have a choice of 2 topics. Please select only one of these for your paper. This paper is to be at least 2000 words (approximately 6 pages), typed, double spaced, size 10–12 font with reasonable sized margins (1”-1.5”). Spelling and grammar are important to any college paper and if you have significant grammar and spelling mistakes they will detract from your final score. This paper is worth a possible 200 points.
This assignment should include a discussion opf key themes from our class. In other words, whether you choose to interview an immigrant or interview a senior citizen, you need to discuss a minimum of three issues from our class. These issues could include topics such as immigration experiences – sexuality, dating and marriage experiences – family and kinship experiences – economic (subsistence) experiences – the roles of race and ethnicity in the life of your informant (including the impact of racism and/or racial tension) – the social expectations of men and women (gender roles) as experienced by your informant- problems related to living in an increasingly industrialized society – social pressures related to the body – education experience- religious beliefs and experiences- or any other topic that we cover in class this quarter. Please be sure to discuss your informants own personal experiences as related to these key topics. Please focus on discussing how these issues personally effected your informant’s life.
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