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Stratification and Inequality
  • Authored by: Liz Grauerholz and Nicholas A. Guittar; Series Editor: Liz Grauerholz
  • From the Series: Student Handbook to Sociology
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816083207
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-8320-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $50.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 05/01/2012
  • Dewey Number: 301
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 150

Summary

Despite the democratic and egalitarian ideals held by many in society, the unequal treatment of certain groups is a fact of social life. Stratification and Inequality explores the many ways in which inequality is structured within our society, along with the social mechanisms that support systems of inequality. Included in this discussion is stratification on the basis of race, ethnicity, social class, gender, age, species, and nationality. This new, full-color resource focuses on the consequences of stratification for individuals' lives and society as a whole.

Specifications

Full-color photographs and illustrations. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Sidebars.

About the Author(s)

Liz Grauerholz received her Ph.D. from Indiana University and is a professor of sociology at the University of Central Florida. Her publications include Sociology of Families, Second Edition and she is currently the editor of the journal Teaching Sociology.

Nicholas A. Guittar received his Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida and is currently a professor at the University of South Carolina in Lancaster.

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