9780205064779

Social Inequality: Forms, Causes, and Consequences

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205064779

  • ISBN 10:

    0205064779

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 01/03/2012
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

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. Learning Goals 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 Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MYSearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205852009 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205852000.

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