Unformatted text preview: 5) Whites advantage is due to racial advantage in asset ownership which is related to racial inequality inherent to the structural evolution of American society (slavery) 6) Power of marriage to deliver affluence for women is extremely strong a. Nonmarried women have low odds of affluence 7) Marital advantage not nearly as clear cut for men 8) Reasons for white men advantages a. Gender division of labor within marriage focuses more upon remunerated employment while women do child rearing b. Pattern of property ownership across American history that favors Whites and disadvantages blacks 9) children lower odds of attaining affluence increase costs...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course DSOC 1101 taught by Professor Hirshel during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.
- Fall '07