Intro To Sociology Response Paper: Savage Inequalities




write a 1000-word (minimum) essay in response to the
reading, Savage Inequalities (chapter 1) by Jonathan Kozol (1992)-

In you paper, you should cover the following points (the points are numbered, but
you paper should not include these numbers or necessarily be broken up according
to the points~it should flow as an integrated whole):

1) Describe what initial reactions you had to the reading- Did you experience any
emotions? If so, what were they and why do you think you felt that way?

2) Where you aware of the issues the author brings up? If so, how did you become
aware? If not, what might have influenced you lack of knowledge about this

3) Identify what you believe were the biggest problems facing the childen of this
chapter. How did their community and environment influence their educational
experience and vice versa?

4) Describe any theories, concepts or studies presented in Chapters 9, 10, 11, 12 and
16 that you think help explain this environment and the negative effects it has on the
residents- You must mention something from each chapter in answering this question-
5) Discuss any ideas/solutions you might implement if someone asked you to help
“tun around” these types of schools- Where and/or whom would you begin with and

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