social foundations of ed- observing social space

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Susan Martinez November 9, 2011 Social Foundations of Education Observing Social Space Gender and Racial Interactions For my assignment I sat in Towers Lobby because I figured that’s one of the most diverse sanctuaries on campus given three freshmen dormitories are there, there are three different places to get food within the building and Panther Central. I observed a few organizations tabling in towers, advertising upcoming events. One table was occupied by two white females advertising a fashion show with their sororities. They had a couple interactions with different types of people; one Asian girl, one racially ambiguous girl, two white males, and one black male. When the white, sorority driven girls interacted with the Asian female, they all displayed strong female identities by giggling and playfully pushing each other; both races seemed to comply to a different category of identity being gender and ignored race. However, when the racially ambiguous girl passed by and the white girls approached her, the racially ambiguous girl
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course ADMPS 1001 taught by Professor Bryanstephany during the Fall '11 term at Pittsburgh.

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