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Unformatted text preview: • Remember the name of the class and the gaps in race and ethnicity o Home ownership is significance because most Americans middle class and below equity in their homes is their major source of wealth and opens up options for middle class that those without home ownership do not have • College graduation rates for all groups have increased o Due partly because you must stay in school until 16 o There is still a gap between race and ethnicity o Most of us in the US earn our income through wages and salaries which is based on our job which is based on our education o The way to make differences in income disparities is to intervene in the education o At the highest level of education there is still disparities by race and ethnicities It starts with administrators then faculty and then students The vast majority of students are from upper middle class • Predominantly white students • Faculty will be predominantly white o In order to take out a loan you need A good credit record Or collateral...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course SOCI 122 taught by Professor Hastings during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08
- Race And Ethnicity