How do race and social class combine to define the lives of people who live in poverty in the U.S.?

300 word essay including a thesis. 2-3 double space. MLA format citations.  Has to based off the text book Race, class and gender in the united states by Paula s Rothenberg. here are some of the chapters:

  1. Part I Introduction: The Social Construction of Difference: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality, Paula Rothenberg, pp. 7-12
  2. Imagine a Country, 2012, Holly Sklar, pp. 324-334
  3. Domination & Subordination,  Jean Baker Miller, pp. 110-116
  4. Oppression, Marilyn Frye, pp. 149-152
  5. The Problem of Discrimination, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, pp. 263-273
  6. Defining Racism: “Can We Talk?”, Beverly Daniel Tatum, pp. 125-132
  7. Constructing Race, Creating White Privilege, Pem Davidson Buck, pp. 33-38
  8. White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, Peggy McIntosh, pp. 175–179
  9. Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life, Annette Lareau, pp. 180-188.
  10. Class in America: 2012, Gregory Mantsios, pp. 189-207
  11. Deconstructing the Underclass, Herbet Gans, pp. 104-109
  12. “Nickel and Dimed” from The American Ruling Class (about 10 mins), Bill Moyers
  13. Cause of Death: Inequality, Alejandro Reuss, pp. 389-393
  14. Still Separate, Still Unequal: America’s Educational Apartheid, Jonathan Kozol, pp. 627-640
  15. College Choices Are Limited for Students From Needy Families, Report Says, Stephen Burd,  pp. 308-309
  16. Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson on Engineered Inequality (36:01), Bill Moyers
  17. The Making of the American 99% and the Collapse of the Middle Class, Barbara  Ehrenreich and John Ehrenreich,  pp. 350-354
  18. Wealth Gaps Rise To Record Highs Between Whites, Blacks, Hispanics: Twenty-to-One, Kochhar, Fry, & Taylor,  pp. 355-361