question – How does race shape our identity or our social relations? Possible Ideas for topic include – Assumptions of intelligence and capacity – Assumptions about ability – Stereotypes – Opportunities that you have The short paper should: – Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts used (please note, this does not mean the insertion of a definition, but discussion and application of the concept in a way that shows your understanding. Aim to paraphrase as much as possible). – Have a clear focus and manageable scope (i.e. it is not possible to discuss all of the ways that gender shapes identity or ethnicity shapes social relations so you will need to narrow your focus to be more specific. Focusing your response on the findings of 1 ? 2 original research articles from the further reading list for your topic will help with this). – Synthesise information on the topic towards making an argument. Show that you have engaged with sociological reading on the topic. Cite and reference at least four scholarly sources from the further reading list for your topic, including at least one original, empirical research article (in blue). – Indicate the word length at the end of your short paper. The word count should not be more than 10% over or under the word limit – marks may be deducted if they are. Cite and reference at least four of these scholarly sources Altman, J. & Hinkson, M. (2007). Coercive Reconciliation: Stabilise, Normalise, Exit Aboriginal Australia. North Carlton, Vic: Arena Publications. Finkelstein, J. & Goodwin, S. (2005). A World of Nations and Imagined Communities. In The Sociological Bent: Inside Metro Culture. Southbank, Vic.: Thompson, 130-144. Fozdar, F. (2016). Race and Ethnicity. In J. Arvanitakis (Ed.). Sociologic: Analysing Everyday Life and Culture (pp. 159 ? 178). South Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press. Henslin, J.M., Possamai, A. & Possamai-Inesedy, A. (2013). Race and ethnicity. In Sociology: A down-to-earth approach (2nd ed). Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Australia. Hodge, B. & O?Carroll, J. (2006). Aboriginal Australia and Multiculture (Chapter Six). Borderwork in Multicultural Australia. Crows Nest, N.S.W.: Allen & Unwin. Jupp, J. & Nieuwenhuysen, J. (2007). Social Cohesion in Australia. Port Melbourne, Vic.: Cambridge University Press. Lawrence, R. & Gibson, C. (2007). Obliging Indigenous Citizens? Shared Responsibility Agreements in Australian Aboriginal Communities. Cultural Studies, 21(4-5): 650-671. Moodie, N. (2016). Aboriginal Australia. In J. Arvanitakis (Ed.). Sociologic: Analysing Everyday Life and Culture (pp. 199 ? 221). South Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press. Spencer, S. (2014). Race & Ethnicity: Culture, Identity & Representation. Abingdon: Routledge. Van Krieken, R., Habibis, D., Smith, P., Hutchins, B., Martin, G., & Maton, K. (2013). Indigenous, national, ethnic & racial. Sociology (5th ed). Frenchs Forest NSW: Pearson Australia. and at least ONE of these sources must be one of the original, empirical research articles below. Bourke, L., & Geldens, P. M. (2007). Perceptions of reconciliation and related indigenous issues among young residents of Shepparton. Australian Journal of Social Issues, the, 42(4), 603-621. Brough, M., Bond, C., Hunt, J., Jenkins, D., Shannon, C., & Schubert, L. (2006). Social capital meets identity: Aboriginality in an urban setting. Journal of Sociology, 42(4), 396-411. doi: 10.1177/1440783306069996 Dockery, A. M. (2010). Culture and wellbeing: The case of indigenous Australians. Social Indicators Research, 99(2), 315-332. doi:10.1007/s11205-010-9582-y Every, D. & Augoustinos, M. (2007). Constructions of Racism in the Australian Parliamentary Debates on Asylum Seekers. Discourse and Society, 18(4). pp 411-436. Hallinan, C., & Judd, B. (2009). Race relations, Indigenous Australia and the social impact of professional Australian football. Sport in Society, 12(9), 1220-1235. doi:10.1080/17430430903137910. Macon, A. (2011). Aboriginality and the Northern Territory Intervention, Australian Journal of Political Science, 46(3), 519-534. Proudfoot, F. & Habibis, D. (2015). Separate worlds: A discourse analysis of mainstream and Aboriginal populist media accounts of the Northern Territory Emergency Response in 2007. Journal of Sociology, 51(2), 170-188.