Assessment Description: The country chosen is Guyana.
Choose a country (other than the United States) and research its stratification system.
Compose an essay of 750-1,000 words, synthesizing your research regarding the following:
Describe the country’s current social stratification system and any historical changes that have occurred to alter to the stratification system. Explain what caused those changes.
Explain the functions and social benefits of the current social stratification system.
Explain some of the drawbacks of the current social stratification system.
- Explain how social inequality creates categories and hierarchical classifications within the nation.
- Discuss how one particular population is affected by the intersections of class, race and gender. How is the current social stratification system affecting this population?
- Provide a minimum of three to five scholarly sources to support your analysis and conclusion.
- This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.