I’m working on a sociology report and need a sample draft to help me learn.
Please write with care, cite any sources you use, and do your best work.
In the article, Double Consciousness and the Veil, W.E.B. DuBois considers the experience of being “other”. What did he describe and what did he hope to achieve by writing this essay? Please describe an experience where you have felt “othered” AND experience where you “othered” someone else and reflect on it.
Howard Becker states a person must be taught to use marijuana. Explain what he means by that, describe his understanding of the process of becoming a user. (If we define the situation as real, it is real in it’s consequences). Describe the three phases of becoming a user. How does stigma relate to this process? Discuss why he makes this claim, think about his point and decide if you agree. Why/why not? What has changed since 1953 in terms of marijuana and our understanding of addiction?
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Discuss the concept Stigma and how it relates to the article, Being Middle Eastern American: Identity Negotiation in the Context of the “War on Terror”. What are the four interpretive practices the author found regarding ways in which people who are stigmatized for their perceived ethnic identity cope?
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