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Social Inequality — examining our present while understanding our past
 
Social Inequality and Social Statification in US Society, 1/e includes three core tools (historical scope, qualitative data, and a conceptual framework) to explain social stratification and social inequality.
 
The historical scope gives context to each issue discussed, and allows the reader to understand how each topic has evolved over the course of American history. Qualitative data helps explain socioeconomic issues and connects related topics. A conceptual framework serves to analyze the impact of capital types throughout the text, and map the prospects for individuals, families, and classes to maintain or alter their position in social-stratification systems. Additional theories and concepts help to further analyze topics throughout the text.

 

Learning Goals
Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:

  • Analyze the four major American classes, as well as how race and gender link to inequalities in the United States
  • Understand attempts to reduce social inequality
  • Identify major historical events that have influenced current trends
  • Understand how qualitative sources help reveal the inner workings that accompany people’s struggles with the socioeconomic order, which are particularly helpful in displaying the complexity of intersectionality
  • Recognize impacts on individuals, families, and also classes to maintain or alter their position in social-stratification systems

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About the Author:

Since the 1970s, Christopher B. Doob has taught sociology at Southern Connecticut State University.  His published works include Sociology:  An Introduction (six editions); Social Problems;  Race, Ethnicity, and the Urban American Mainstream; and Racism:  An American Cauldron, the second edition of which received a Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights.

    

In addition, Doob has been active in his community, serving as coordinator for the university’s Urban Initiatives, which established math tutoring classes for inner-city children.  He has also participated in the struggle for welfare rights and been a long-time volunteer in two local adult-education programs. 

Review:

Thank you to the following reviewers:

 

Diane Kayongo-Male South Dakota State University
Dr. Loyd Ganey College of Southern Nevada
Steve Marson University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Tanetta Andersson Case Western Reserve University

“This book includes good data, a good historical summary, and good narratives that will keep students; interest. I like its narrative style.”

- Tanetta Andersson of Case Western Reserve University

 

“[Chapter 5 has] great reinforcing tables, charts and figures—this makes the textual component come alive.”

-Dr. Loyd Ganey, College of Southern Nevada

 

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