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Social Stratification in the US: Crash Course Sociology #23

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Today we are continuing our unit on stratification by exploring inequality in the US and talking about five ways that social stratification plays out in the US: income inequality, wealth inequality, political power, occupational prestige, and educational attainment.

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2016 Income and Poverty Report from the Census

Distribution of Household Wealth in the U.S.: 2000 to 2011

Survey of Consumer Finances 2013; graph available here in Figure 1

Fair Housing Act

Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens

Measuring Occupational Prestige on the 2012 General Social Survey

Whither Opportunity?: Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children's Life Chances

Educational Attainment in the United States: 2015


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