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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I am in a position where I work with professionals and my eyes categoricalpy open to black professionals who have the same condescending attitude towards blacks who are not of the same caste as them. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Cancel Forgot your password? In America, ethnic minorities, women, and the poor have consistently been the targets of stereotyping, and as a result, they have been exploited and discriminated against throughout the nation’s history.

Categorically unequal : the American stratification system

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Customers who bought this item also bought. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. 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. United States — Social conditions — View all subjects. Massey also shows that women’s advances in the labor market have been concentrated among the affluent and well-educated, while low-skilled female workers have been relegated to occupations masseey offer few chances for earnings mobility.

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Engendering inequality — ch. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. In Categorically Unequal, Douglas Maszey. Advanced Search Find a Library. While other developed countries face similar challenges from globalization and technological change, none rivals America’s singularly poor record for equitably distributing the benefits and burdens of recent economic shifts.

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Massey attributes these anti-poor policies in part to the increasing segregation of neighborhoods by income, which has insulated the affluent from the social consequences of poverty, and to the disenfranchisement of the poor, as the population of immigrants, prisoners, and ex-felons swells. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. The E-mail message field is required.

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