Beverly Daniels Tatum’s “why are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” Explaining the themes bias and theoretical perspectives applied. Authors Name Institution Affiliation Beverly Daniels’ book “why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?” is a writing that addresses questions and analyzes various issue ideas and philosophies. Beverly Tatum lays emphasis on the subject of racial identity and racial development. Tatum (1994) proposed that “all adults regardless of their race are usually reluctant to discuss racism with children for concerns that they might start a nonexistent issue or they will make children who are racially unconscious needlessly aware of race issue” (p. 17). According to Tatum (1994) “racism is a setup of dominance influence and benefit constituted on race. People who have incorporated the idea of racism as a specific type of bias often develop a distressed mentality. According to this description the those forged relationships are awkward and uncomfortable for people who lacked direct connection and exposed to stereotypes as children. The book offers a message of hope as the epilogues cites “signs of hope Sites of progress” reminding readers that ending racism and creating social change requires both collective and individual effort. ReferencesDaniels Tatum B. (1994). why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? and other conversations about race (3rd ed. pp. 7 17 18-21 161 123). New York: basic Books. Durkheim E. (1895). The Rules of Sociological Method (1st ed.). berlin. Kanter R. & Blumer H. (1971). Symbolic Interactionism: Perspective and Method. American Sociological Review 36(2) 333. dx.doi.org Offringa C. (1984). Karl Marx (1818-1883). De Uil Van Minerva 1(1). dx.doi.org Puddephatt A. & McLaughlin N. (2006). Rethinking George Herbert Mead.Tatum B. (1992). Talking about Race Learning about Racism: The Application of Racial Identity Development Theory in the Classroom. Harvard Educational Review 62(1) 1-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.17763/haer.62.1.146k5v980r703023 [...]
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 .