Course is about structure of inequality in life. Competition, some people at top and likely to stay there, some at bottom, hard to. Social mobility in middle 80%, middle class why normal people against heavy odds. Social inequality dangerous for health sociology - study of social organization. Which type of social organization fits us best. Social inequality related to crime, abuse, addiction, mental instability, etc. What can we do about it? how can we measure inequality? how do some societies do better? inequality about hierarchical differences between two people. What is the role of ideology, religion, mass media in inequality beauty. Why some societies view it above intelligence? each inequality and generalization is quite similar, if understand one, can understand most disadvantages can compound, if dumb + plain looking, more disadvantaged than just one status inconsistencies. Inconsistent -> beautiful and dumb, smart and plain www. notesolution. com. Inconsistent more likely to be political radical, active life is unfair - jfk.