This assignment will allow you to use C. Wright Mills’s Sociological Imagination and Kimberle Crenshaw’s concept of intersectionality to analyze to the life of an individual vis-à-vis systems of institutionalized power.
This individual is a hypothetical person with identity/disadvantages of 1) Gender: Female 2)Race: Mexican3)class: lower class 4)documentation status: undocumented immigrant.
You can make up stories in her life and connect it to the texts and films.
The essay should use evidence/examples from course readings throughout to illustrate patterns in access to resources (or lack thereof) among several of the social identities of the protagonist.
Be sure to cite and discuss a minimum of 5 reading selections and to include citations to and discussion of at least 2 films or lectures (for a total of 7 sources cited in the essay). Note: failure to meet minimum citation requirements will profoundly affect your grade, and may result in a failing grade for the exam. Furthermore, please be specific in your citations to course materials—clearly identifying the source of information you use in your essays—whether it is an author, a film, or lecture.
It should be 5 pages in length and double-spaced.
Must include at least one direct connection with each chapter of the text. And Must make at least one direct connection with both of the video clips.