SOC 160 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Social Polarization

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Soc 160
Social Problem
o Class Inequality
Claim- U.S has significant social satisfaction
Grounds-Life chances for poor in America decreasing
How is income distributed?
How are the wealthy defined?
The evidence of a problem
o Example- There is a concentrated income that is in the
hands of very few
A condition inconsistent with values
o Example- Have the contours of class blurred or
Effects of Inequality
o Households
You have less free time because you are constantly working to get what
you want in life including cars, houses, and good schools.
Health Insurance
Fewer houses have health insurance and the people who do have to
pay more to accommodate for the people who don’t
Health insurance costs the same no matter your income
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