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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCB47H3
Professor
Vanina Sztainbok
Semester
Winter

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thJanuary 20 2012Lecture notesWhat is social inequality There are many such as Class inequality unequal distribution of resources in society racial inequalities gender inequalities inequality between different parts of the worldConsider how the wealth of some depends of on the poverty of othersWe need to consider how we are all implicated in powerInequality is not just about material things it is also about how people are treated and how they are viewed How people are marginalized by their sexualities idea of the ideal body will also be coveredStratification TheoryFunctionalist perspectives on societyFocus on social cohesion how society functions as an organismSocial inequality and division of labour viewed as necessaryoEx David and MoreEveryone has a role to play in society people different skills and those who have higher skills should be rewardedCritique of stratification theoryPerception of the skillsIt does not take into account that many people are privileged while others are n
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