Unformatted text preview: Femininization of poverty- disproportionate amount of women living in poverty-women heads of households have economic burden but earn 70-80% what men do Job Deskilling- lower needs in proficiency for given jobs leads to lower wages-manufacturing service economy means jobs w/ lower wages, stability, advancement potential. Explanations of social inequality-functionalist- inequality is necessary and inherent for society to work well- conflict- powerful groups/ppl maintain their positions at expense of others- symbolic interactionist- beliefs and actions reflect class in society -ex. Labels we give things....
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- Fall '08
- Sociology, poverty ppl, poverty -women heads