Inequality: Social Class and Its Consequences / Edition 1

Inequality: Social Class and Its Consequences / Edition 1

by D. Stanley Eitzen, Janis E Johnston
     
 

ISBN-10: 1594513570

ISBN-13: 9781594513572

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book offers an up-to-date portrait of the realities of social class and its consequences in the United States today, focusing on the increasing inequality gap; the shrinking middle class; the myth and realities of social mobility; the consequences of class for work, health care, education, the justice system, war, and the environment; and progressive solutions

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Overview

This book offers an up-to-date portrait of the realities of social class and its consequences in the United States today, focusing on the increasing inequality gap; the shrinking middle class; the myth and realities of social mobility; the consequences of class for work, health care, education, the justice system, war, and the environment; and progressive solutions for reducing inequality and improving human life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594513572
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Pages:
235
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

PART I: Dimensions of Social Stratification

Chapter 1: Social Class in America

Chapter 2: The Inequality Gap

Chapter 3: The Disappearing Middle

Chapter 4: Social Mobility

PART II: The Consequences of Class

Chapter 5: Work

Chapter 6: Health Care

Chapter 7: Education

Chapter 8: Justice and Injustice

Chapter 9: Natural Disasters

Chapter 10: Unequal Sacrifice in War

Chapter 11: Environmental Classism

PART III: Reducing Inequality

Chapter 12: Progressive Solutions for Reducing Inequality

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