eBook Sociology Reference Guide: Stratification & the Systems of Social Divide, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834846
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834841
  • DDC: 305.512
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 97 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume presents research in the theories of stratification and the factors that contribute to social and economic inequality. Topics covered include the works of Karl Marx and Max Weber, the issues of poverty and welfare, and the assorted types of social mobility and occupational prestige.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Marx & Stratification.
2: Max Weber & Stratification.
3: Weber & Social Closure.
4: Neo-Marxism & Stratification.
5: Stratification & Class: Income Inequality.
6: The Poverty Line.
7: Welfare.
8: Race, Ethnicity, & Poverty.
9: Gender & Stratification: The Effects of Social Marginalization.
10: Race, Gender & Social Mobility.
11: Types of Social Mobility.
12: The Davis-Moore Thesis.
13: Occupational Prestige.
14: Religion & Social Stratification.
15: Stratification & the Digital Revolution.