Social Inequality: Forms, Causes, and Consequences

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A user-friendly introduction to social inequality. This text is a broad introduction to the many types of inequality– economics, status, political power, sex and gender, sexual orientation, race, and ethnicity– in U.S. society and in a global setting. The author provides a wide range of explanations for inequality and, using the latest research on the multiple impacts of inequality, surveys in detail the personal and social consequences of social inequality.

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  • Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
  • Understand that inequality is multidimensional
  • Understand that it is essential to understand the explanations of the various forms of inequality in order to further a resolution to any inequality’s undesirable consequences
  • Understand the discussion of inequality in its broader, historical cultural and international context

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Charles E. Hurst is emeritus professor of sociology, having taught at The College of Wooster for 38 years.  His research has focused on issues of poverty and inequality in the U.S., the use of social theory to understand contemporary social issues, and the nature of Amish society.  He has also served as a consultant to various countywide social agencies.  He is author of Living Theory:  The Application of Classical Social Theory to Contemporary Life, and co-author of An Amish Paradox:  Diversity and Change in the World’s Largest Amish Community, which won the Dale W. Brown 2011 Book Award for outstanding scholarship in Anabaptist and Pietist Studies.  

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