Contemporary Urban Issues

HOMEWORK #1

  1. Visit the following website: http://www.understandingrace.org/. for background information about the understanding race project.
  2. Choose a journal article from the list at: http://www.understandingrace.org/resources/papers_author.html
  3. Print out and read your article.
  4. After you are finished, type a 3 page summary and analysis of the article,
    including the following topics.
    _ What were the main points of the article?
    –What were the authors looking for with their research? What did they find?
    –Why is this journal article or research important?
    _ How does the article relate to any of the materials we’ve read for the
    course thus far?

For additional guidance, see the following website on how to read journal articles.
http://www.fiu.edu/~collinsl/Article%20reading%20tips.htm