Structured Inequality in the United States

Structured Inequality in the United States : Discussions on the Continuing Significance of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

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Supplemental text for the racial and ethnic relations or stratification courses taught in sociology departments. This edited volume focuses on the consequences of structured social inequality for racial and ethnic groups with United States society. It examines the relationship between differential access to valued resources and the social position of racial and ethnic minorities today. The goal of this work is to show students how oppression, due to race, ethnicity, or gender, still exists today and how it is relevant to their every day lives.show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 177.5 x 235 x 20.1mm | 626.83g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 013097403X
  • 9780130974037

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1. The Study of Structured Inequality in American Society. Structured Inequality in American Society. Attributing Blame for Inequality. The Sociological Context for the Study of Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Inequality in the United States. Study Questions. Suggested Readings. Notes. The Earliest of Perceptions: The Right of the Discoverer [Conqueror]: Johnson v. McIntosh. The Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders: A Comment, Louis L. Knowles and Kenneth Prewitt. The Nature of Oppression, Jonathan H. Turner, Royce Singleton, Jr., and David Musick. Women of Color: Fighting Sexism and Racism, Nijole V. Benokraitis and Joe R. Feagin. Unwanted Sex. Stephen Schulhofer. 2. Inequality in the American Educational System. Population Change. School Segregation. Educational Segregation. Invidious Distinctions in Education. Violence and Victimization in School. Inequality in Higher Education. A Case Study of Inequality in Higher Education. Summary. Study Questions. Suggested Readings. Notes. Racism in the Deep Structure of U.S. Higher Education: When Affirmative Action is Not Enough, Edna Bonacich. International Journal of Education and Society. Hate Speech on Campus: A Practical Approach, Patrick Hogan.show more

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