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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC1101
Professor
Liam Kilmurray
Semester
Fall

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Social InequalityVariations in Societys Ways of Differentiating Two perspectives on differentiation o 1 Emphasizes class distinctions between dominant and subordinate groupso 2 Emphasizes differences based on some scaleStratification a structured ranking of entire groups that perpetuates an unequal distribution of economic rewards and power in a society 5 Aspects of DifferentiationMelvilletumin 1 A social phenomenon which exists in all groups 2 Criteria for differentiation and the rewards allocated follow a pattern known to the group 3 Some form has existed in all societies4 Differentiation comes in a variety of forms5 Position in the hierarchy has consequences and effects all aspects of ones life4 Things to look at in Evaluating Stratification Patterns1 How is status determined AchievedAscribed 2 How is the
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