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> Inequality


A Contemporary Approach to Race, Class, and Gender


Lisa A. Keister, Duke University, North Carolina, Darby E. Southgate, Los Angeles Valley College


Inequality: A Contemporary Approach to Race, Class, and Gender offers a comprehensive introduction to the topics animating current sociological research focused on inequality. Contemporary, engaging, and research-oriented, it is the ideal text to help undergraduate students master the basic concepts in inequality research and gain a deeper understanding of the ways in which race, class, and gender interact with systems of social stratification. Following an introduction to theories and research methods used in the field, the authors apply these concepts…

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Key features

  • Connects current research to public conversations about inequality
  • Covers basic theoretical and methodological concepts and their applications to class, poverty, mobility, education, gender, and race
  • Provides a solid grounding in basic research design and statistics methods
  • Includes discussion questions and exercises in each chapter

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