Multicultural Matrix and Analysis Worksheet
Part 1: Matrix
Using Ch. 10 of Sociology in Modules and your own Internet research, select and identify six different ethnic groups.Complete the matrix for the groups you identified.
Ethnic Group Explain a historical fact about this group that has implications in the present. What are some cultural practices and/or customs shared by this group? How is this group represented in the media? What is a current challenge faced by this group in the workplace?
Part 2: Analysis
Write a 350- to 700-word analysis of the advantages of a multicultural society and labor force. Include specific examples related to at least three of the ethnic groups you identified in Part 1. Use the following questions to guide your writing:
• How has U.S. society influenced these ethnic groups’ mindset and identity?
• How has each group been stereotyped? How accurate are these stereotypes?
• How dothe social concepts of prejudice, discrimination, and privilege affect multicultural groups?
• How do the behavior and thinking patterns inU.S. society (biases, stereotypes,discriminatory practices) affect multicultural groups, especially regarding class systems and employment?
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Part 3: References
Include references formatted according to APA guidelines.
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