SOC 337 Gender Roles in Popular Media

SOC 337 Gender Roles in Popular Media

SOC 337 Gender Roles in Popular Media

Select one of the following forms of Latin American popular media:

Music and music videos


Magazines and newspapers


Investigate the manifestation of gender roles in the Latin American media you selected, using the readings, University Library, Internet, and other sources.

Write a 1,400- to 2,100-word paper that analyzes manifestations of gender roles in Latin American media.

Explain whether attitudes of machismo and marianismo are reinforced or broken down in the media.


Describe the social implications of the attitudes that are discussed.

Cite examples to describe how the media has reacted to changing attitudes about gender and sexuality.

Predict how gender and sexuality issues will be addressed in the next 10 to 15 years.

Justify your predictions by citing relevant theories, statistics, trends, investigations, or evidence.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Write four separate blog entries that highlight an aspect of African American identity for each of the following time periods. For each entry you can focus on a historical person, event, or another facet of these eras that contributed to the formation of African American identity and that you think your readership would find interesting:

The pre-slavery era

The era of slavery

The Civil War and Reconstruction

From Reconstruction to the present

Combine your four blog entries as a 700- to 1,000-word essay in one document. Keep your writing formal, as if this is intended to be read by museum website visitors.

Include at least two peer-reviewed sources.

Include images and links as appropriate.

Format your paper consistent with APA standards.Week 4 Inequities in Higher Education, the Judicial System and the Health Care Industry
This assignment reviews inequalities in society that African American’s may face. This includes education and health care.
Write a 1,050- to 1,200-word paper on the issues below as specific to African Americans.
Within the essay, identify and discuss at least two reasons why most Blacks experience inequities in higher education, are incarcerated at a higher rate when compared to other populations, and health issues they experience more frequently when compared to other populations.
Discuss two ways inequities in education and higher rates of incarceration can be addressed to ensure the rate decreases.
Discuss at least two steps that have been taken to ensure African Americans are receiving quality health care in the United States.
At the end of the paper, include at least two recommendations to ensure African-American receive affordable quality health care.