The United States holds the dubious distinction of having the most unequal income distribution of any advanced industrialized nation. While other developed . Categorically Unequal: The American Stratification System, is a big, ambitious, Massey sets out to answer the daunting questions of what are the fundamental. Get this from a library! Categorically unequal: the American stratification system. [ Douglas S Massey; Russell Sage Foundation.] — “The United States holds the.

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The rise and fall of egalitarian capitalism — ch. Excellent discussions on major Civil Rights legislation, historical social context of inequality, and those cztegorically externalities associated with catsgorically and gender discrimination.

User tags User lists Similar Items. By far this is the greatest book that I’ve gotten. You may send this item to up to five recipients. Remaking the political economy — ch. Massey attributes these anti-poor policies in part to the increasing segregation of neighborhoods by income, which has insulated the affluent from the social consequences of poverty, and to the disenfranchisement of the poor, as the population of immigrants, prisoners, and ex-felons swells.


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While categorocally developed countries face similar challenges from globalization and technological change, none rivals America’s singularly poor record for equitably distributing the benefits and burdens of recent economic shifts. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

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America’s unrivaled disparities are not simply the inevitable result of globalization and technological change. Massey argues that social inequalities arise from the universal human tendency to place others into social categories. At the same time, as the wages of low-income men have fallen, more working-class women are remaining unmarried and raising children on their own.

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