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SOC 300 Social Inequality

Prerequisite: SOC 101. (Second semester/4 credits)

A systematic and analytical examination of the organization of social inequality in society. Major theoretical and research problems in the study of stratification; the forms and functions, characteristics, correlates and consequences of stratification; the distribution of wealth and power; and the relationship of social stratification to social mobility, ideology and societal institutions. Includes an assessment of social inequality in terms of race, class, status, ethnicity, religion and sex.