Part 1reflect On The Video

The Double-Consciousness of a Dark Body

Question

Part 1

Reflect on the video: The Double-Consciousness of a Dark Body

(https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/554972/web-dubois-striving-negro/)

Answer and discuss the following questions:

1. How is the double-consciousness portrayed here? What information and emotion does it convey?

2. Why do you think is DuBois’ concept so important to include in the study of sociology?

Part 2

Consider the following 3 aspects of society:

a) Health Care

b) Gangs

c) Poverty

Then answer/ discuss the following questions:

1. How would/ could each of our 3 main theoretical concepts (Structural Functionalism, Conflict/ Critical Theory and Symbolic Interactionism) approach and explain these three aspects (a, b and c)?

2. What do you think? Which of the 3 main theories is suited best for researching health care, gangs and poverty? Include a research possible question for each to support your answer.

Sociology