Question Description

Part 1 Just a paragraph or 2

Consider the following scenario:

You are a Caucasian worker assigned to work with a local after-school program. You come from a predominantly white community. The after-school program to which you have been assigned consists of primarily African-American youth. Other than television programs and the stereotypes associated with the African Americans, your experience and knowledge of the African-American culture is limited. You may also consider a parallel scenario where you are an African-American worker assigned to work in an after-school program consisting of Caucasian children.

Address the following in your post:

Part 2 Just a paragraph

In the first half of 2015 the city of Chicago experienced a significant increase in shootings, while overall crime rate was down by 7%.

Propose two sociological, human service theoretical models that might explain the increase in shootings in Chicago. Compare and contrast the models. Defend your response. Be specific. Give examples.

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