1POS4622 Politics and Civil RightsResearch Paper #2–“Strategizing for the Future”Dr. FineNovember 14, 2011The purpose of this second paper is to identify and research a current civil rights problem, and develop a means to address it. The final product will be a position paper to a government agency that is in a position to solve the problem. The direction that this position paper takes is completely up to you; the key is to identify a problem and a means to solve it. Possible topics might include: 1. Discrimination in voting/districting/Voting Rights Act/language minorities2. School performance issues/FCAT/funding/segregation3. Employment/education/affirmative action4. Poverty/welfare/social services5. Criminal justice/race disparities in sentencing/race disparities in the prison population/death penaltyHere is the form that the paper should take:1. Problem identificationProblem identification needs to present information that can be documented (i.e. statistics, findings, specific identification of policies, regulations or laws).
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