Reading Memo #12

Topic: Race and Ethnicity
Each reading memo must address the following items:
1. needs to summarize all the readings for the selected day2. discuss the relation of the readings to social stratification3. discuss whether or not you agree with the readings4. discuss the policy implications that the readings lend themselves to (if there are none then discuss why there are not any relevant policy implications related to the readings)5. proposes at least two open questions for research driven by the readings and your interests in the readings.
The goal is really a few paragraphs that consider the readings and raise some interesting questions.
READINGS:**** I have posted a pdf of the textbook please read the following pages in order to complete the assignment
3)      Portes and Zhou The new Second Generation: Segmented Assimilation and Its Variants SS p.729
4) Steele Stereotype Threat and African-American Student Achievement SS p.752
5) Pager Marked: Race, Crime, and Finding Work in an Era of Mass Incarceration SS p.757