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WEEK #2 – PERFORMANCE OF SELVES, GROUPS & “REALITY” (+5 points)

 

(2) What are some ways that “doing” and “displaying” perspectives apply to your experiences within a kinship group (i.e. family, sorority, fraternity, sports team etc.)? What are the main functions that each of these practices serve? Overall, what do they aspire to express/convey about this group? (4 paragraphs)

 

 What are 3 “doing” rituals/practices which apply to your experiences within a kinship group (i.e. family, sorority, fraternity, sports team etc.)?

● doing family example #1

● doing family example #2

● doing family example #3

 

 What are the main purposes/functions of “doing” these practices?

 

 What are 3 “displaying” practices enacted within your kin group?

● displaying family example #1

● displaying family example #2

● displaying family example #3

 

 What are the main purposes/functions of these “display” practices?

 

 Overall, what do these doing and displaying practices aspire to express about this group?

 

WEEK #4 – EMBODIMENT (+5 points)

 

(4) Summarize how the following theories would uniquely account for a social basis related to public health/epidemiological outcomes: environmental racism, discrimination/bias, cultural capital, social causes/conditions, and social contagion. A few supplemental resources about these perspectives are posted in our Week #4 Module. (write 1 paragraph for each of the 5 theories)

 

Describe how each theory below would uniquely account for a social basis related to public health/epidemiological outcomes, and then provide at least one example:

● environmental racism

● discrimination/bias

●cultural capital

● social causes/conditions

 

●social contagion