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Worlds Apart: Social Inequality in a Global Age, Third Edition is intended as the primary text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in Social Stratification and Inequality courses, primarily taught in Sociology departments. This book focuses primarily on social inequalities in the American context. However, a trend in this course is how the global inequalities are effecting, and affected by social stratification and inequality in America. This edition reflects that trend.
Table of Contents
|Roots of Inequality|
|The Great Debate|
|The Global Divide: Inequality across Societies|
|Dimensions of Inequality|
|The Gordian Knot of Race, Class, and Gender|
|Race and Class|
|Gender and Class|
|Power and Politics|
|Challenges of Inequality|
|Moving Up: Education and Mobility|
|Abandoned Spaces, Forgotten Places: Poverty and Place|
|Reversing the Race to the Bottom: Poverty and Policy|
|Challenging the System: The Globalization of Race, Class and Gender|
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