Past Assignments

Dethroning the Welfare Queen

Over the course of the spring semester of 2016, I explored the effect of stigmas and stigma-derived stereotypes¬†on those of low socioeconomic status, as well as what could be done to prevent or reduce said perceptions. This subject matter is something I have grown curious about over the course of the past couple months, as… Continue reading Dethroning the Welfare Queen

Past Assignments

The Forgotten Streets: An Analysis on the Effects of Social Stratification in Indianapolis

12/9/15 Applied anthropologists and sociologists often study the uneven distribution of wealth and equality as it appears within different societies around the world, whether it be researching ancient civilizations or modern day cultures. ¬†The hierarchy that results from this inequality amongst the peoples of a culture is a phenomenon known as social stratification, and is… Continue reading The Forgotten Streets: An Analysis on the Effects of Social Stratification in Indianapolis

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Unfortunate Relevance in an Effective Work

01/29/2015 Though the duties of a wife have changed in the forty years since "I Want a Wife" was written by Judy Brady, the voice of the essay maintains the same rebellious energy that makes modern day women want to raise a fist to the man or, rather, men. America has come far in those… Continue reading Unfortunate Relevance in an Effective Work