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DSOC 1101 – Response Paper #8 Due in section the week of March 30, 2009 The following questions are based on the assigned readings for March 23 & 25, 2009. Select one and write a one-page, double-spaced response using examples from the assigned readings. 1. Why is race ultimately an unrealistic and unworkable concept? Why is it nonetheless a persistent way of categorizing people? Be sure to demonstrate your understanding of the sociological approach to these issues.
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Unformatted text preview: Support your answer with at least 2 specific examples from the Contexts readings assigned this week. 2. Racial distinctions are not merely abstract categories; according to the text, “they are also important factors in the reproduction of patterns of power and inequality within society.” Explain this statement and support your answer with 2 specific of these patterns of power and inequality from the Contexts readings assigned this week....
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