This assignment focuses on Marxist (class). First, students will educate themselves on the Flint, Michigan lead Water Crisis that occurred in 2014 (look up an article or two; no more than two) and present a Marxist class analysis of the water crisis.
- Explain the issue with the water crisis, including the demographics of Flint, Michigan (bullet points). Apply at least one social concept.
- Explain Marxist’s two-class analysis (hint: bourgeoisie & proletariat) and apply at least two social concepts in relation to the crisis. Also include at least two peer-reviewed journal articles no more than five years old to validate your arguments, thoughts, and opinions.
- Present an analysis of the Flint Water Crisis from a Marxist class perspective. Apply at least one social theory.