For the writing assignment you will write a 3-4-page essay on ONE of the followi
For the writing assignment you will write a 3-4-page essay on ONE of the following topics and questions: 1) SOCIAL STRATIFICATION • Social classes and inequalities in income, wealth, and property have been of longstanding interests to sociologists. Are social classes disappearing, and has class become a useless concept? Assess your own class position or that of your family as you reflect on the value of social class as a concept. 2) RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS • What role do race and racism play in contemporary Canadian society when it comes to politics, economics, and/or power? Reflect on your own racial or ethnic identity as you consider some of the tensions linked to race and ethnicity in Canada. 3) DEVIANCE AND CRIME • If crime rates are actually decreasing (or at least not increasing), why is the public fear of crime on the rise? What role does media play in generating moral panics through its representation of crime and deviance in the news and popular media? Reflect on your own reactions to crime reporting and moral panics as you consider as you consider crime in Canada. Some news sources you might consider include The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, National Post, The Toronto Sun, The Canadian Press, and others. It must be an article that was published after March 1 2021. 3-4 typed, double-spaced pages (not including reference page & cover page), with 12- point font and 1” margins on all sides Separate cover page must be cited properly in-text and in a reference page using APA citation format

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