Part 1 Provide paragraph-long and thorough responses for each question below in your own words. Include applicable information from the textbook or other academic sources (including films/videos) to support your explained ideas. Do not use direct quotes to respond to the questions, explain in your own words. Include in-text citation(s) after any referenced support and full references for any additional academic sources used outside

Part 1 Provide paragraph-long and thorough responses for each question below in your own words. Include applicable information from the textbook or other academic sources (including films/videos) to support your explained ideas. Do not use direct quotes to respond to the questions, explain in your own words. Include in-text citation(s) after any referenced support and full references for any additional academic sources used outside of our textbook: Refer to 9.4 Theoretical Perspectives on Social Stratification section and the videos included in this module, especially Crash Course Sociology # 22, to help you respond to the following in at least 6 sentences: 1. Whose explanation of social stratification do you think best describes the United States today: the functionalist, conflict theorist, or symbolic interactionist perspective? First, demonstrate your understanding of the perspective you chose by describing its explanation of social stratification clearly and correctly in your own words. Then, provide a convincing argument regarding why the United States fits into the perspective you chose by describing applicable and current, real-life examples. Make sure to address all of the above for question #1. (10 points) Refer to 9.2 Social Stratification and Mobility in the United States section and the videos, Crash Course Sociology #23 and #24, and “Poor Kids” included in this module to assist you with responding to the following in at least 4 sentences: 2. Based on what you learned from chapter 9 and the videos, describe the working poor in your own words. Also, based on what you learned from chapter 9 and the videos, describe what are at least two explanations for why those who are working are still in poverty? Make sure to address all of the above for question #2. (5 points)

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