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This text provides an introduction to key concepts, current research findings, and theories in social inequality. While focusing primarily on social class, 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
|An Introduction to the Study of Social Inequality|
|Theories of Class and Social Inequality|
|The American Class System|
|The Upper Class and the Power Elite|
|The Middle Classes|
|Poverty and the Poor|
|Stratification Systems and Social Mobility|
|Ideology and the Legitimation of Inequality|
|Public Policy and the Class System|
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