(Image courtesy of Salon.com) Nothing has made me as grateful to have the life that I do as the negative experiences I've had lately. This may sound odd at first, but there's nothing that gets me thinking about how good I have it as when I have a 'bad' day. This is due to the… Continue reading Did you actually have a bad day?
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
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
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