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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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It has helped me to understand why whites hate blacks and it has also helped me to understand why blacks hate blacks. You may send this item to up uneequal five recipients.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Massey weaves together history, political economy, and even neuropsychology to provide a comprehensive explanation of how America’s culture and political system perpetuates inequalities between different segments of the population.

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. Write a customer review.


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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. Customers who bought this item also bought. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?

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