Have you read this book? Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

Have you read this book? Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

Must be 4 pages Do not place any numbers on your paper. Each number basically represents a different paragraph. *A thesis (#1) is a statement that reflects a position that can be defended. For example, “The author’s major thesis was that the criminal justice system is extremely unfair.” Please present the thesis statement as it was presented in the example. Do not state “the author’s main idea was……” A main idea and a thesis are two DIFFERENT things. Remember to add at leas t one direct quote from the author that substantiates your assertion. Do you feel the author is effectively supporting his thesis? Here, you need to explain whether or not you believed the author effectively supported his thesis. Buttress your position wi th a supporting quote or two. Thoroughly explain yourself in this paragraph. *Which theoretical perspective is best reflected? Here, you state, based on the examples provided in the instructions, which sociological perspective you believe the author is spe aking from. Use the definitions provided of each perspective and explain yourself thoroughly with examples. It is possible to assert that the author is speaking from more than one perspective. This is okay. Just support your position(s) with information fr om the text. *Are there any biases? What I mean by “bias” is does the author make an assertion (e.g., the criminal justice system is racist) without presenting data or research to back up the claim. If according to the definition of “bias” you believe the author is biased, use quotes to support this position with a thorough explanation. If you believe the author is not biased, give some examples of information that he presents that is non – biased. Remember my definition of “bias.” *Is there anything you disa greed with? Here, state if you disagreed with anything. Give succinct examples and thoroughly explain yourself. If you agreed with everything, provide several examples of information/data that you agreed with. *Your comments, opinion, etc. Here, you give y our thorough assessment of the CHAPTER, and I do mean thorough. ****** Grading guidelines/format will be seriously applied. Also, use a 12 point font “Times New Roman ” with 1 inch width in all margins .