Students will explore the topic of environmental racism by taking the perspective of social groups whose perspective may differ from that of their own.
Teaches basic communication skills (group work, oral presentation, writing, if you add a written component).
Lets students observe sociological process through the group dynamics that emerge in the exercise; it is important that they discuss how this happened following the completion of the exercise.
Shows students how sociological processes can be observed in community and organizational behavior.
Identifies in “real” interaction how collective behavior and social movements arise from collective grievances.