Interview someone who is different from the student by race and other dimension of intersectionality, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability and ability, class, immigration status and religion. Conduct a literature review related to the interviewee. Write a 10-12 pages double spaced paper with 1 inch margins and 12 point font. Title page, abstract and references are not included in the required count. Cite the literature you draw from using APA styles minimum of 5 citations. Each page must be fully covered, in order to protect confidentiality, use code names for your interviewee. Title page, introduction, abstract, conclusion references. You should participate together in a social activity where your intrviewees group is in the majority. (dinner, club, movie, cultural event, etc.) Describe the social event at the start of your paper, then use the answers from the interview to write a rich description of this person. This is followed by a complete interview, word-for-word and singled spaced.
Do a brief literature review on your interviewee’s member group (e.g. if you interviewed an African American lesbian woman, find articles on African Americans and lesbian women. Review at least 5-7 scholarly, peer-reviewed published sources from the current literature with in the past 5 years.
Compae and contrast your interviewee’s experience with what you found in the literature. Develop a tentative conclusion regrading how social workers can best assist persons from your respondents group based on cultural analysis of the interview, class materials and your own thinking/ experience. If you interview someone who is a member of a racial or ethnic group different from your own, how do you identify yourself ethnically or racially? Explain why? Do you recall when you first realized that you were a member of this group? Describe. What do you think are commonly held misconceptions about your race/ethnicity? What do you think are the benefits and disadvantages of membership in your race/ethnicity?
Issues of Gender:
Do you recall when you first learn that you were female (or male) if so please describe how you felt and what you thought about gender. What did your family/caretakers teach you about women and men? What do you think are commonly held misconceptions about your gender? What do you think are the benefits and disadvantages of being a member of your gender? What do social workers need to know in order to effectively assist women/men, boys/girls? Issues of sexual orientation: When did you first become aware of your romantic/sexual feelings for members of your gender? When did you identify yourself as a lesbian/gay man? How out are you? How did you decide to come out(or not come out)? What do you think are commonly held misconceptions about gay men or lesbians? How did your family (if they know) react to the news of your sexual orientation? What has been the most difficult thing about being gay/lesbian? What is the best part? What do social workers need to know in order to be most helpful to lesbians and gay men?