9781412977913

Social Inequality in a Global Age

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412977913

  • ISBN10:

    1412977916

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/28/2010
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

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
Class Privilege
Race and Class
Gender and Class
Status Prestige
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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