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Understanding Social Inequality examines the factors that contribute to inequality in Canada. A unique 'intersectional' framework demonstrates how the structures of inequality are organized along the lines of class, age, gender, race, and ethnicity. The book is divided into two parts: Part Iconsiders the theoretical dimensions of inequality, while Part II takes a practical, case-study based approach. This new edition includes expanded coverage of youth, class inequality, ageism, everyday racism, and social place. With this insightful text students will be encouraged to draw their ownconclusions about why inequality exists and how it can be rectified in Canadian society.
Julie McMullin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and an Associate Dean in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Western Ontario. She is also the Director of Workforce Aging in the New Economy (WANE), an international comparative study of information technology employment. A Premiere's Research Excellence Award (PREA) winner, Dr McMullin is an internationally recognized scholar in the area of aging and the life course. Her research examines how class, age, gender, ethnicity, and race structure inequality in paid work and families.
Table of Contents
|Class and Inequality|
|Gender and Inequality|
|Race, Ethnicity, and Inequality|
|Age and Inequality|
|Actors and Agency|
|Actors and CAGE(s) (Class, Age, Gender, Race & Ethnicity)|
|CAGE(s), Families, Domestic Labour, and the Processes of Reproduction|
|CAGE(s) and Paid Work|
|CAGE(s) and Education|
|CAGE(s) and Health|
|CAGE(s) and the State|
|Conclusion: Equality, Politics, Platforms, and Policy Issues|
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