• Stolen Party Rosaura Story Monkey
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    Stolen Party The short story The Stolen Party, written by Liliana Heker, was a story about class differences between people viewed through the eyes of a young girl. The basic plot of the story is about a the maid s daughter, Rosaura, who goes to a party were she is used as a servant rather than just being a friend of the rich daughter. The author writes this story through the perspective of the maid s daughter and shows the differences between classes at the birthday party without the daughter r...
  • Social Prejudice In Schools
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    In my report, I am going to talk about the social prejudice that occurs in the schools between students and also teachers. Children from middle-class families generally are more successful in public schools than children from low-income families. Is the school system responsible for this problem, or is lower performance among low-income children a result of their home environment? The home environment has a big role in a child's education and if it is not supportive of the school environment, th...
  • Economy Work Working Class
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    Barn house, Pamela, Walters and Philip J. O Conner, The Family Economy, Work, and Educational Participation in the United States, 1890-1940," American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 93, No. 5, March 1988, Pages 1116-1152. The purpose for doing this research was to determine if the economy had a direct influence on educational attendance rates of working class children. The authors argue that not enough focus was placed on the organization of the family economy and the role it played in the child s e...
  • Albert K Cohens Theory Of Gangs Delinquent Subculture
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    APPLICATION OF THE THEORY TO THE ISSUE: ALBERT K. COHEN'S THEORY OF GANGS AND THE DELINQUENT SUBCULTURE Albert K. Cohen was the first person that attempted to find out the process of beginning of a delinquent subculture. His perspective has been referred to an integrating theory of several sociological theories such as the Chicago School! s sociologist! s work, Merton! s strain theory, cultural conflict theory and Sutherland! s differential association theory. In Cohen's book! ^0 Delinquent Boys...