Categorically unequal: the American stratification system

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Russell Sage Foundation, 2007 - Social Science - 319 pages
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Review: Categorically Unequal: The American Stratification System

User Review  - Nae - Goodreads

This is one of my favorite textbooks I have had to read in my schooling so far. I liked that it covered a variety of different areas of inequality and although that hinders from diving too deeply into ... Read full review

Review: Categorically Unequal: The American Stratification System

User Review  - Katherine - Goodreads

If you have any interest in why inequality is so persistent in the US as well as why the US is more unequal than so many other countries, this is a really readable book that provides both data and theory. While this is a complex topic, Massey's writing is very clear and easy to follow. Read full review

Contents

How Stratification Works
1
The Rise and Fall of Egalitarian Capitalism
28
Reworking the Color Line
51
Copyright

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Douglas S. Massey is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Population Research Center at the University of Chicago. Rafael Alarcon and Humberto Gonzalez are research investigators in social anthropology at Mexican graduate institution of the Colegio de Jalisco, as is Jorge Durand at the Universidad de Guadelajara.