​Select one of the following topics and write a 3-page research paper

reference list of at least five academic references.

  1. Part of the American Dream is that children will succeed out of their parents’ social class. But children born into poor families in the U.S. have a harder time making it into the middle class as adults than do children in other advanced countries. Explain this, using current data to support your analysis.
  2. At the end of 2016, 29% of male prisoners in California were African American while only 6% of the state’s residents are African American. Analyze incarceration rates for white and nonwhite prisoners and explain the discrepancies, using current data to support your analysis.