The United States holds the dubious distinction of having the most unequal income distribution of any advanced industrialized nation. While other developed . Categorically Unequal: The American Stratification System, is a big, ambitious, Massey sets out to answer the daunting questions of what are the fundamental. Get this from a library! Categorically unequal: the American stratification system. [ Douglas S Massey; Russell Sage Foundation.] — “The United States holds the.

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Finding libraries that hold this item ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Massey argues that social inequalities arise from the universal human tendency to place others into social categories. The name field is required. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Massey weaves together history, political economy, and even neuropsychology to provide a comprehensive explanation of how America’s culture and political system perpetuates inequalities between different segments of the population.


User lists with this item 4 BIS Berger categoricallj items by drowland updated As Massey shows, privileged groups have systematically exploited and excluded many of their fellow Americans. Class, Race, and Family Life. The government has passed anti-union legislation, made taxes more regressive, allowed the real value of the federal minimum wage to decline, and drastically cut social welfare spending. This book provided a unequa, and comprehensive discussion on socioeconomic inequality and the forces behind them.

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Social conditions Social stratification. It has helped me to understand why whites hate blacks and it has also helped me to understand why blacks hate blacks.

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It was certainly eye opening.