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Social Inequality
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Social Inequality

Second Edition


December 2018 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Now in an updated second edition, Social Inequality continues to be an essential guide to understanding social inequality and stratification, helping readers to understand what inequality is, how it is defined, explored and measured, and what the key social divisions are at both global and national level.

The new edition includes:

  • A global context, offering a comparative discussion on social inequalities, policy, and justice.
  • NEW CHAPTER: 'Youth and Age' discusses age as a social construct and form of division.
  • NEW CHAPTER: 'Health and disability' defines health inequalities and analyses the current thinkers on health inequalities and their proposed solutions.
  • Updated coverage of sexuality and transgender issues.
  • Enhanced discussion of migration and asylum seeking.
 
Chapter 1 – What is social inequality?
 
Chapter 2 – Social divisions and inequality: social class
 
Chapter 3 - Social divisions and inequality: gender
 
Chapter 4 - Social divisions and inequality: ethnicity
 
Chapter 5 - Social divisions and inequality: youth and age
 
Chapter 6 – Social divisions and inequality: health and disability
 
Chapter 7 – Globalization and the global dimensions of inequality
 
Chapter 8 – The global social policy arena and inequality
 
Chapter 9- Social policy and its relationship to inequality: facilitator or potential solution?
 
Chapter 10 – Solutions to inequality: How do we create a more equal global society?

Seminal information for all studies of contemporary social issues in the UK

Mr Luke Tibbits
school of Psychological Social & Behavioural Sciencs, Coventry University
October 17, 2018

Another greatly revised edition which I frequently use for diversity and sociological related teaching and learning for undergraduate and post-qualifying SW students. An invaluable teaching resource - thank you.

Mr David Gaylard
Childhood Studies, Chichester University
March 29, 2018
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