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ERIC Number: EJ551278
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0092-055X
Reversal of Fortune: A Simulation Game for Teaching Inequality in the Classroom.
Groves, Julian McAllister; Warren, Charles; Witschger, Jerome
Teaching Sociology, v24 n4 p364-71 Oct 1996
Describes a game designed to impress upon undergraduates the difficulty of economic mobility for minorities. The game involves two groups, "Majorities" and "Minorities," and their efforts to build a simulated social network with string. Minorities receive shorter lengths of string and cannot leave their seats. Discusses follow-up exercises. (MJP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Language: English
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