SOC 337 Traditional Healers in Latin American

SOC 337 Traditional Healers in Latin American

SOC 337 Traditional Healers in Latin American

Write a 1,400- to 2,100-word paper that explains the role of the traditional healer and the church in Latin America.

Summarize relevant literature.

Identify at least one economic, one religious, and one social explanation for the use of traditional healers in Latin America.

Illustrate your explanations with specific examples, studies, theories, or statistics.

Cite at least four references.

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.

Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper that responds to an essay in the readings regarding inequalities African Americans face.

Include whether you feel the author makes a valid claim or if you disagree, and why.

Locate and cite a peer-reviewed article that supports your position and address the following:

Identify the inequality discussed by the author and how it differs from other types.

Does this inequality affect African American political and economic power? Why or why not?

Does this inequality affect whether African Americans receive the same treatment by the legal system? Why or why not?

Do you feel the inequality is experienced equally by African Americans of different classes, or those of higher or lower economic status? Explain why.

Do you feel African Americans who assimilate the dominant culture face the same inequalities as those who resist assimilation?