You will answer some questions on social stratification

For this assignment, you have two tasks. First, you will answer some questions on social stratification. Second, you will answer some questions based on the film “Latinos beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype” (this film is close-captioned;

You will answer some questions on social stratification

For this assignment, you have two tasks. First, you will answer some questions on social stratification. Second, you will answer some questions based on the film “Latinos beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype” (this film is close-captioned; you can access the film using this link: https://chabotcollege.kanopy.com/video/latinos-beyond-reel-challenging-media-stereotype (Links to an external site.)

Task 1:
Answer the following questions on social stratification (at least 250 words total)

Firstly,Explain the Davis-Moore thesis.

Secondly, Why, according to this thesis, does social stratification exist?

Thirdly, What are several limitations of the thesis? (Use lecture notes and PowerPoint to help answer this Question).

Fourthly, Describe the pattern of economic inequality in the United States.

Further, Do you think the American Dream is still possible based on the pattern of economic inequality? Explain.

(Use lecture notes and PowerPoint to help answer this Qustion).

Task 2:

Answer the following questions based on the film “Latinos beyond Reel” (at least 250 words total)
Firstly, What are two main ways that Latinas are depict ed in the media?
Secondly, How are Latino men depicted in the media?
Thirdly, How do you think these media depictions contribute to prejudice and discrimination against the Latinx community?

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What is the Davis Moore thesis Course Hero?

The Davis-Moore thesis states that social stratification has good consequences for society. A caste system is one where social stratification is based on the status of a person when they are born.

Why did tumin critique the Davis Moore thesis?

In 1953, Melvin Tumin countered the Davis-Moore thesis in “Some Principles of Stratification: A Critical Analysis.” Tumin questioned what determined a job’s degree of importance. … Davis and Moore believed that the system serves society as a whole because it allows everyone to benefit to a certain extent.