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Social Stratification and Inequality (SOCG201)

Course description

Social stratification concerns the unequal distribution of things that are scarce but widely desired to different positions in society and the process of placing individuals into these positions. Stratification is the core of both societies and sociology. This survey course introduces students to key topics in stratification studies, including different modes of explaining social inequalities, the status attainment process, class analysis, social mobility, and gender and race inequalities.


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Graded, 1.0 Credit Units

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