Lesson 5 Discussion
In explaining poverty in the United States, which view, individualist or structural, makes more sense to you? Why? Why do you think the majority of Americans assume poor people lack the motivation to work? Original post should be a minimum of 1 page (250 words).
Lesson 5 Assignment
Write a full one-page that describes important dimensions of racial and ethnic inequality in the United States. APA format required. Remember to include a reference page and cite your sources.
Lesson 6 Discussion
Discuss benefits/programs that the elderly population receives in the United States. Compare your answers to examples that were provided in your textbook of The Netherlands and Sweden (or post an example from a different country if you wish). Do you believe the United States government is doing what they need to do for elderly citizens? Do you think they do too much already or not enough? If you could speak to an important member in policymaking on this issue, what would your suggestions be? The original post should be a minimum of 1 page (250 words).