short essay to be done

Need help with my Sociology question – I’m studying for my class.

Week 3

SOSHTalk Assignment

Formatting Reminders

(for full instructions and grading rubric, please review the SOSHTalk Discussion Board folder under “Week 3”)

  • each post must be 200+ words
  • APA citations and references are required for your initial post (and in response posts if material from the textbook or assigned web links is used)
  • initial post (your response to the weekly Assignment) is due by Friday, your responses to classmate’s initial posts are due by Sunday; all posts are due on separate days – late posts will lose 5 points a day
  • proof read and edit before uploading your posts
  • include a Word Count (WC) for each post before your Reference(s)

Preparation

  • Read this short overview of the “American Dream
  • Read Chapter 8, Stratification and Social Mobility in the US, in your text. Your assignment must be informed by information from the chapter. No outside/web sources, please.
  • Attend the Week 3 Keiser Live! session or view the recording.
  • Watch this video on Social Mobility and the American Dream
  • Review the Purdue OWL for instructions and examples of formatting in text citations and references. In-text citations go in the paragraph and the reference list is located after the Word Count at the end of your paper.

Assignment

  • Often the argument is made that people can be economically successful/secure in the US if they “just work hard enough.” From what you learned in the chapter and the American Dream video, how realistic is this belief?
  • If someone made a comment about the poor being poor because they don’t work hard enough, what would you tell her/him from the chapter and the video to give provide a more accurate understanding about success, poverty, and mobility?

Click on “Week 3 SOSHTalk” then “Create Thread” to post your Initial Post. Use the “Reply” option at the bottom of your classmate’s posts to respond to their comments.

short essay to be done

Need help with my Sociology question – I’m studying for my class.

Week 3

SOSHTalk Assignment

Formatting Reminders

(for full instructions and grading rubric, please review the SOSHTalk Discussion Board folder under “Week 3”)

  • each post must be 200+ words
  • APA citations and references are required for your initial post (and in response posts if material from the textbook or assigned web links is used)
  • initial post (your response to the weekly Assignment) is due by Friday, your responses to classmate’s initial posts are due by Sunday; all posts are due on separate days – late posts will lose 5 points a day
  • proof read and edit before uploading your posts
  • include a Word Count (WC) for each post before your Reference(s)

Preparation

  • Read this short overview of the “American Dream
  • Read Chapter 8, Stratification and Social Mobility in the US, in your text. Your assignment must be informed by information from the chapter. No outside/web sources, please.
  • Attend the Week 3 Keiser Live! session or view the recording.
  • Watch this video on Social Mobility and the American Dream
  • Review the Purdue OWL for instructions and examples of formatting in text citations and references. In-text citations go in the paragraph and the reference list is located after the Word Count at the end of your paper.

Assignment

  • Often the argument is made that people can be economically successful/secure in the US if they “just work hard enough.” From what you learned in the chapter and the American Dream video, how realistic is this belief?
  • If someone made a comment about the poor being poor because they don’t work hard enough, what would you tell her/him from the chapter and the video to give provide a more accurate understanding about success, poverty, and mobility?

Click on “Week 3 SOSHTalk” then “Create Thread” to post your Initial Post. Use the “Reply” option at the bottom of your classmate’s posts to respond to their comments.