Social Inequality: Forms, Causes, and Consequences

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UPC:
9780205064779
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2012-01-10
Author:
Charles E. Hurst
Language:
english
Edition:
8

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Product Overview

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 inequalitys undesirable consequences
  • Understand the discussion of inequality in its broader, historical cultural and international context

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