Social Inequality: Patterns and Processes / Edition 6

Social Inequality: Patterns and Processes / Edition 6

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by Martin Marger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0078026938

ISBN-13: 9780078026935

Pub. Date: 03/29/2013

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Social Inequality: Patterns and Processes introduces key concepts, theories, research findings, and trends associated with the major forms of social inequality. Students will gain a keen awareness of the subtle and often unseen ways in which inequality is structured, and how it impinges on virtually all facets of individual and group life. The 6th edition

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Social Inequality: Patterns and Processes introduces key concepts, theories, research findings, and trends associated with the major forms of social inequality. Students will gain a keen awareness of the subtle and often unseen ways in which inequality is structured, and how it impinges on virtually all facets of individual and group life. The 6th edition carries on the tradition of highly accessible and concise narratives, and includes extensive coverage of the latest issues in society both domestic and cross-nationally.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078026935
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
03/29/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
226,931
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Study of Social Inequality

Chapter 2: Theories of Class and Social Inequality

Chapter 3: The American Class System

Chapter 4: The Upper Class and the Power Elite

Chapter 5: The Middle Classes

Chapter 6: Poverty and the Poor

Chapter 7: Stratification Systems and Social Mobility

Chapter 8: Ideology and the Legitimation of Inequality

Chapter 9: Public Policy and the Class System

Chapter 10: Racial/Ethnic Differentiation

Chapter 11: Racial/Ethnic Stratification

Chapter 12: Gender Inequality

Chapter 13: Political Inequality

Glossary

References

Index

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