The Effects of Social Class to Family

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Jen Lihour Kean Albert Chan English 1A 22 September 2013 The Effects of Social Class to Family In the article “The Color of Family Ties: Races, Class, Gender, and Extend Family involvement” by Naomi Gerstel and Natalia Sarkisian, there is a theory that they believe in reality, people misunderstand the wrong concept of family involvement. In this case, we need to realize this conflict is still happening in the societies. Base on the authors’ data, Black and Latinos/Latinas families show that they likely to have less education than the whites families therefore black and Latinos/Latinas will focus on reply the helps from the members of the families rather than being independent (49). Toward more, Gerstel and Sarkisian also discuss…show more content…
Instead of sitting and blaming on who is the reason why the family become in this poor conditions, the family should focus on the things that can be arrange to improve the status of the budget. This is significant because this shows that working and dealing with the budget of every day of person’s life is the reflection social class because it shows how a family knows to communicate correct. For this reason, the authors need the readers to understand what extend family should provide. Even though there are resources that shown about the ethnic inequalities, but there are facts to prove that improvements in economics opportunities and resources is the need in enter of the family. Overall, my reaction to Gerstel/Sarkisian’s thesis statement is confusing at first but then it start to make sense when I can understand their main points of the article. At first I feel complicate when Gerstel and Sarkisian talk about the lack of education matters to the standard in American families because I thought they talk about social class is reason in family connections. However, as I go through the texts over again, I can see how the authors are trying to say. They want the readers as well I am, to understand that the aspect of education is matter, but social class has higher impact on the family involvement. It leads us to the point that we finally understand why
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