By Wednesday, September 21, 2016, using the textbook and Argosy Online Library references that you may select, write a paper using APA standards, of at least 750 words that focuses upon the following:
- Describe the meaning of multiculturalism in your own words.
- Is the United States of America a multicultural country? Why or why not?
- Why is multiculturalism a controversial issue for some people?
- How can the three sociological perspectives (structural functionalism, social conflict, and symbolic interaction) be used to conceptually understand multiculturalism?
Please post your completed paper to the M2: Assignment 2 Dropbox.
|Assignment 2 Grading Criteria||
|Introduction of issue and a conclusion that reviews all main points you present.||
|Defined multiculturalism and applied the concept to the United States of America.||
|Discussed the reasons why multiculturalism is a controversial subject.||
|Gave a complete explanation as to how structural functionalism, social conflict, and symbolic interaction can be used to understand multiculturalism.||
|Related essay writings to the concepts and theories discussed in the textbook and outside resources.||
|Submitted on or before due date, using correct spelling and grammar and appropriate APA format.||
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The textbook we use: Macionis, J. J. (2016).
Society: The Basics, 14th Edition. [VitalSource Bookshelf Online]. Retrieved from