Any observer of American society would quickly note that there are large variations in wealth, material possessions, power and authority, and prestige in our society. They would also note differences in access to education, healthcare and leisure. One child in ten lives in poverty in major industrial countries, one in five in the United States. Taken together these differences in resources and outcomes are thought of as the basis of inequality. What is the source of this inequality? Some say it is the result of an unequal distribution of resources, power and authority.
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In our society, much goes in to influence how people relate to each other and changes in their environment. Through the study of sociology, we understand the factors and how to understand the nature of those around us. Well, this...
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