Social Inequality: Forms, Causes, and Consequences
Looking at the forms, causes and consequences of social inequality, this edition discusses government policy, inequality/poverty, and the effects of social inequality on psychological health.
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CLASSICAL EXPLANATIONS OF INEQUALITY
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African Americans Appalachia argued attainment basic behavior belief benefits Blacks burakumin capitalism capitalist caste Census changes chapter characteristics cial class structure countries crime cultural decline distribution division of labor dominant earnings economic inequality effect elite employment equality ethnic example factors female gender greater higher Hispanics important income inequality increased individuals industrial institutions involved labor force labor market labor power less lifestyle lives lower major male Marx measure ment mobility movement nomic occupational organizations Pareto patriarchy percent person political poor poverty rate poverty threshold prestige problems production programs race racial relationship role secondary labor market sector sex segregation social class social inequality socioeconomic status groups stratification suggested theory tion tional U.S. Bureau U.S. society unions United values wages Weber welfare White white-collar white-collar crime women workers