Sociology 2.1

In Unit VIII, you will submit a research paper based on a topic of interest surrounding race and ethnicity, social change, or both. This Unit VIII research paper will be atleast

five pages in length and consist of information from at least our peer-reviewed, scholarly articles to be retrieved from the CSU Online Library.

This Unit II assignment is the first step towards completing your research paper. For this submission, you will need to find a topic of interest related to race and ethnicity, social change, or both. You may come up with a topic of your own, or choose from the list below:

white privilege


hate crime


affirmative action






social movements

, or

relative deprivation


Once you have chosen your topic, you will need to log into the CSU Online Library and search for one peer-reviewed scholarly article that discusses your topic of interest.

In a Word document, submit your topic of interest, tell how it relates to race and ethnicity or social change, and explainwhat you hope to learn from this topic. You will also provide a brief summary of the article.

Your research topic submission and article summary must be at least one page in length. Use APA format for in-text citations and references.