Sociology/Black Studies

Sociology/Black Studies

For this extra credit assignment, you will choose one advertisement to sociologically analyze. The advertisement can be from a magazine, newspaper, from an online source, etc.

Please address the following in paragraph form:

· How does the advertisement challenge and/or reinforce stereotypical notions of class, gender, race, and/or sexuality? Explain in detail. You must reference at least 1 reading from the course. (Reading :“Defining Contested Concepts” -Lynn Weber (5-16), “Is Capitalism Gendered and Racialized?” –Acker (100-106) )

· In addition to the product, what else is the ad selling (consider ideas such as freedom, security, love, economic security, convenience, marriage, independence, etc.)

In addition to addressing the items above, you must attach a copy of the advertisement to the back of your essay.

Formal Guidelines:

2-4 pages, typed, double-spaced

Standard margins, 12pt. font

In-text citations and a reference list for all sources both in and out of class (APA or ASA format). Once again, you must cite at least 1 reading from the course.

You must attach your ad to the back of this assignment.

Sociology/Black

Studies

For

this

extra

credit

assignment,

you

will

choose

one

advertisement

to

sociologically

analyze.

The

advertisement

can

be

from

a

magazine,

newspaper,

from

an

online

source,

etc.

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