Can you help me understand this Sociology question?Assignment 1 – Waging a Living Paper. This paper should be a minimum of 2 FULL pages typed and double-spaced. Answer each of the questions listed below after you watch the film found at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIXFyLXSBuo, Note two moments that struck you as interesting. Was it a particular person (s) or fact that was revealed in the film? Why did you find it interesting?
There are many symbols throughout this film. Sociologists believe symbols convey a deeper meaning that sometimes words can’t convey. As you watch the film, jot down 2 symbols that in your opinion, really stuck out to you as relaying a powerful message. For example, take note of what these people in the film are wearing and their living conditions. What was so powerful about these symbols?
If you could interview one of these individuals today who would it be and what questions would you ask them?
Which explanation of poverty (individual, cultural, or structural) do you feel best explains why so many people are poor in the U.S.? Why do you feel that way?
If you were in charge of implementing a plan to help the working poor families in America what would the plan include? Do you think there will be less or more working poor families in the U.S. 20 years from now? Why do you feel that way?
This assignment must be typed and submitted electronically in MS Word (.doc or .docx) format.