Social Inequality

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-01-01
  • Publisher: Mayfield Pub Co
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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

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
Racial/Ethnic Differentiation
Racial/Ethnic Stratification
Gender Inequality
Political Inequality
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