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Worlds Apart Social Inequalities in a New Century

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ISBN-10: 0761986618

ISBN-13: 9780761986614

Edition: 2001

Authors: Scott R. Sernau

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World Apart provides a sociological framework for analyzing inequality within US society as well as analyzing the relationship between global stratification systems and internal systems of inequality.
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Book details

List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/22/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946

Scott Sernau is Associate Professor of Sociology at Indiana University, South Bend where he regularly teaches Social Inequality, International Inequalities, Sociology of the Family, Race and Ethnic Relations, Social Problems, Mexican Culture and Society, and Urban Society. He has received a number of teaching awards including the IUSB Distinguished Teaching Award and the IU Sylvia Bowman Award for distinguished teaching. He is editor of the ASA Teaching Resources Guide: Social Stratification Courses: Syllabi and Instructional Materials and his several previous books include Economies of Exclusion: Underclass Poverty and Labor Market Change in Mexico (Praeger).

Origins of Social Inequality: Understanding An Unequal World
The Great Debate
The Global Debate
Inequality across Societies
Dimensions of Inequality: The Gordian Knot of Class, Race, Gender, Status and Power
Class Privilege
Race and Class
Gender and Class
Status Prestige
Power and Politics
Inequalities and Social Change: Worlds Coming Apart and Coming Together
Moving Up
Education and Mobility
Reversing the Race to the Bottom
Poverty and Policy
Challenging the System
Social Movements