WK 2 Reading Log 1, Kelly Li .docx - Name_Kelly Li SID_24218509 Date_14 July 2016 Sociology 150 Summer 2016 READING LOG Each week we ask that you

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Name_________Kelly Li___________________SID___________24218509__________________Date__________14 July 2016________________Sociology 150Summer 2016READING LOGEach week we ask that you briefly log in your reading and reactions to TWO of the texts assigned for a given week. You may select any two you wish. One text per form! These are REQUIRED and will be graded check, check plus, check minus or no credit.AuthorClaude M. Steele TitleWhistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can DoMajor thesis claim, or what you think this text is aboutOur daily behavior is heavily influenced by the established stereotypes about different social groups and these beliefs have thepotential to not only shape our everyday behavior but also influence the way we perform. Week AssignedWeek #2Is this text primarily theoretical (developing ideas logically or philosophically, withsome examples)Or empirical, testing ideas with observations or data, or describing closely observed features of experienceThis text is both theoretical as well as empirical. Steele first draws from his own experiences as a young African-American male in the Chicago metropolitan area to point out the social identity he had to deal with in his situation that restricted him access to the pool except on Wednesdays. Steele also draws on the experiences of others such as Brent Staples to illustrate that by displaying knowledge of “high white culture,” Staples was seen as something other than a violence prone African American male.

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