Reading Response 8: Zaretsky, Capitalism, the Family & Personal Life
Capitalism had a large impact on the family which changed the form of the family and ultimately
left women laying the foundation for the family, but still seen and treated as inferior to
1. Describe three geographies of inequality in specific detail, drawn from course readings.
James Baldwin discusses the inequality he faced growing up in Harlem in The Fire Next
Time. By being confined to ghettos, black Americans were at a disadvantage. T
Extra Credit Assignment #2
- What is the Muslim population in France?
- What is the host-immigrant relationship like?
- What is the history between France and Muslims?
- How has France previously responded to terrorist attacks?
- How does Fra
Reading Response 11: Graeber, Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropolgy
Anarchism seeks to bring down capitalism and end the class divide and inequality that it has created.
Tenets of a Non-Existent Science, a manifesto in the Fragments of an Anarchist Anthro
Response Paper 10: Erickson, Utopian virtues:Muslim neighbors, ritual sociality, and the politics of convivncia
Geography plays a large role in the experience that immigrants have when trying to assimilate to
a new country.
Living in the US we hear how di
Response Paper 8: Zarestsky, Capitalism, the Family & Personal Life
The shift to capitalism affected both the family and the individual especially women.
As production moved from private to corporate, economic exploitation became more
Reading Response: Kincaid, A Small Place
Living on the Island of Antigua left Kincaid and other native Antiguans to be ruled by a corrupt
government and live with the after affects of slavery.
Jamaica Kincaid begins her book by describing the tho
Response Paper 6: Solnit and Snedeker, Unfathomable City
Black Americans in New Orleans have suffered from a history of racial discrimination and policies that placed them in danger or in prison which has resulted in the increase of mass incarcer
Response Paper 5: Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete?
Economics in America has deep roots in the prison system which allows and encourages mass incarceration (especially of people of color) to thrive.
Angela Davis brings up many interesting ideas
Response Paper 4: Brad Erickson, Blue on Black Violence
The history of racial inequality, resulting in inequality various aspects of society, as well as geography play a key role in maintaining the inequality that many Americans experience