Project-3

Project-3

1-Persons with disabilities continue to face some of the highest rates of discrimination in the U.S. Many have argued that the high rate of discrimination is founded in social misconceptions, stigmas and stereotypes of persons with disabilities.

For this assignment, you will write an essay discussing the impact of media creating, perpetuating and/or breaking down stigmas regarding persons with disabilities. You will also discuss the impact of such stigmas in society.

Use specific examples of movies that perpetuate or break down stigmas. Do not recite the entire movie, rather, summarize the stigma.

· Discuss specific examples of how stigmas have impacted social perspectives and the lives of persons with disabilities.

(500 Words)

2-Were you surprised to know that such modern day slavery exists in the United States? Who do you think the buys the produce that these migrant workers were forced to harvest?

Read through the webpagehereon the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, which outlines recent cases of human trafficking and forced labor in South Florida? Read through the “Slavery in Agriculture” section and choose one case and research some additional information through a web search.

(100 Words)

3-Explain how the ad(s) would appeal to women. Are there any other social issues/problems highlighted with the ad?

View the following electronic archive on early tobacco advertisements for womenhere. Pick one or two ads that seem interesting to you.

(100 Words)