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October 23, 2007

Week 8 Discussion Questions

Do you think that gender and race have the same effects on equality in the work force? If not how do they differ and to what extreme?

Secretaries tend to be women, construction workers tend to be males. Why do you think that certain jobs are viewed to be held by females or males?

Why do you think that men are more likely to be in the science and math fields as opposed to women? Have you seen any kind of change in this with in the last couple years? Do you think in the future this will change or remain the same?

Do you think discrimination by race depends on location or is it generally the same no matter where you go with in the US?

October 22, 2007

Week 8 questions:

It is hard for most people to find a job in this society. Why do you think that is so and explain?
Do you think this statement is true that was once made on the Oprah Winfrey Show by Bill Gates: "Thirty-three percent of America's population will be in the workforce by the year 2020. Also, thirty-three percent of students will not be ready for college by the year 2020 and thrity three percent of student will be highschool dropouts." And please explain your opinion.