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This text provides an introduction to key concepts, current research findings, and theories in social inequality. While focusing on social class and theories, it also deals broadly with other forms of social inequality, including racial/ethnic, gender, and political. In dealing with the various dimensions of inequality, the book explains how they overlap and interrelate.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Study of Social Inequality
Chapter 2: Theories of Class and Social Inequality
Chapter 3: The American Class System
Chapter 4: Poverty and the Poor
Chapter 5: The Middle Classes and the Changing Economy
Chapter 6: The Upper Class and the Power Elite
Chapter 7: Stratification Systems and Social Mobility
Chapter 8: Public Policy and the Class System
Chapter 9: Racial/Ethnic Differentiation
Chapter 10: Racial/Ethnic Stratification
Chapter 11: Gender Inequality
Chapter 12: Political Inequality
Chapter 13: Ideology and the Legitimation of Inequality