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Social Inequality in a Global Age
by:Scott R. Sernau
This Third Edition of Scott Sernau's highly acclaimed text provides a sociological framework for analyzing inequality within the United States. Inequalities of race, class and gender can only be understood in the context of the changing global economy, and this is the first text to make that connection its focus. With vivid examples and analysis, this...
This Third Edition of Scott Sernau's highly acclaimed text provides a sociological framework for analyzing inequality within the United States. Inequalities of race, class and gender can only be understood in the context of the changing global economy, and this is the first text to make that connection its focus. With vivid examples and analysis, this textbrings domestic inequalities and the global context home to students. Using lively writing and examples straight from today's headlines, the author places each issue and dimension of inequality in the context of a changing global economy. He also introduces both classical and contemporary theories of stratification to help interpret these real-world illustrations. This edition features two new chapters: The Gordian Knot of Race, Class, and Gender (3) and Challenging the System: Social Movements (12), as well as a new focus on how the current regime of market-driven solutions actually contributes to, rather than reduces, social inequality.
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