social change blog assignments

Social Change Blog

Part 1 (3-5 pages)

  • Determine relevant literature for use in developing and supporting your blog, including the theoretical frameworks that are appropriate for your topic.
  • Develop a description of the role of psychology with regard to your social change or social justice topic.
  • Evaluate the impact of ethnic inequalities on the psychological well-being of the population(s) affected by your social change or social justice topic.
  • Analyze any concerns regarding ethnic inequality as they pertain to your social change or social justice topic.
  • Analyze the role of psychology in impacting historical biases and oppression and addressing social change or social justice movements for targeted oppressed populations.
  • Finally, determine the publishing site you will use for publishing your blog. Review the guidance offered in “The 15 Best Blogging and Publishing Platforms on the Internet Today. Which One Is for You?” found in this week’s Learning Resources.

Complete and submit a 3- to 5-page paper that addresses the following:

  • The role of psychology with regard to your social change or social justice topic
  • An evaluation of the ethnic inequalities on the psychological well-being of the population(s) affected by your social change or social justice topic
  • An analysis of any concerns regarding ethnic inequality as it pertains to your social change or social justice topic
  • An analysis of the role of psychology in impacting historical biases and oppression and addressing social change or social justice movements for targeted oppressed populations
  • The publishing site that you will use for publishing your blog (i.e., Wisepress, Weebly, etc.), including an explanation of why you chose this platform and how you will connect with an academic audience to facilitate the interaction within your blog

REFERENCES

  • Bertrand, M., & Millainathan, S. (2004). Are Emily and Greg more employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A field experiment on labor market discrimination. The American Economic Review, 94(4), 991–1013.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Chao, R. C.-L., Wei, M., Good, G. E., & Flores, L. Y. (2011). Race, ethnicity, color-blind racial attitudes, and multicultural counseling competence: The moderating effects of multicultural counseling training. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58(1), 72–82.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Comas-Díaz, L. (2000). An ethnopolitical approach to working with people of color. The American Psychologist, 55(11), 1319–1325.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Correll, J., Park, B., Judd, C. M., & Wittenbrink, B. (2002). The police officer’s dilemma: Using ethnicity to disambiguate potentially threatening individuals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83(6), 1314–1329.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Crandall, C. S., Eshleman, A., & O’Brien, L. (2002). Social norms and the expression and suppression of prejudice: The struggle for internalization. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82(3), 359–378.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Goff, P. A., Jackson, M. C., Nichols, A. H., & Di Leone, B. A. L. (2013). Anything but race: Avoiding racial discourse to avoid hurting you or me. Psychology, 4(3A), 335–339.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Katz, P. A. (2003). Racists or tolerant multiculturalists? How do they begin? The American Psychologist, 58(11), 897–909.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Russell, J. (2014). The 15 best blogging and publishing platforms on the Internet today. Which one is for you? Retrieved from http://thenextweb.com/apps/2013/08/16/best-blogging-services/
  • Sue, D. W. (2004). Whiteness and ethnocentric monoculturalism: Making the ‘invisible’ visible. The American Psychologist, 59(8), 761–769.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Weinstein, R. S., Gregory, A., & Strambler, M. J. (2004). Intractable self-fulfilling prophecies fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education. The American Psychologist, 59(6), 511–520.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Media

  • Laureate Education (Producer). (2015a). Scholar practitioner and social change [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

PART 2

Social Change Blog

To prepare:

  • Develop an introduction to your social change or social justice topic as it will appear on your blog. Include an explanation of the relevance of this topic to the field of psychology and the role and responsibilities of psychology with regard to the issue.
  • Develop an explanation of how theoretical frameworks shape behavior or action with regard to your social change or social justice topic.
  • Develop an explanation of psychology’s role in advocating for the greater society and how this is evident or demonstrated in your social change or social justice topic.

Complete a 3- to 5-page paper that includes:

  • An introduction to your social change or social justice topic as it will appear on your blog
  • An explanation of the relevance of this topic to the field of psychology and the role and responsibilities of psychology with regard to the issue
  • An explanation of how theoretical frameworks shape behavior or action with regard to your social change or social justice topic
  • An explanation of psychology’s role in advocating for the greater society and how this is evident or demonstrated in your social change or social justice topic
  • Support for you work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources

References

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  • Glick, P., Fiske, S. T., Mladinic, A., Saiz, J. L., Abrams, D., Masser, B., … López, W. L. (2000). Beyond prejudice as simple antipathy: Hostile and benevolent sexism across cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79(5), 763–775.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Goldberg, A. E., & Kuvalanka, K. A. (2012). Marriage (in)equality: The perspectives of adolescents and emerging adults with lesbian, gay, and bisexual parents. Journal of Marriage and Family, 74(1), 34–52.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Lauzen, M. M., Dozier, D. M., & Horan, N. (2008). Constructing gender stereotypes through social roles in prime-time television. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 52(2), 200–214.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Lips, H. M. (2003). The gender pay gap: Concrete indicator of women’s progress toward equality. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 3(1), 87–109.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Meyer, I. H. (2003). Prejudice, social stress, and mental health in lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations: Conceptual issues and research evidence. Psychological Bulletin, 129(5), 674–697.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • Stewart, D. E., Rondon, M., Damiani, G., & Honikman, J. (2001). International psychosocial and systemic issues in women’s mental health. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 4(1), 13–17.
    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
  • World Health Organization. (2015). Gender. Retrieved from http://www.who.int/trade/glossary/story032/en/
 

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