11-8 - Everything is connected if you have income advantage...

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Everything is connected if you have income advantage you probably have wealth and education advantage o We reproduce advantage and disadvantage over generation o Norm in the US is that you die in the same class that you were born in 3-tiered model of economic hierarchy o Top tier Euro-American Protestants (WASP) Within this group is what is referred to as a white overclass o Intermediate tier Euro-American Catholics, Jews, many Asians o Bottom Tier (the people of color group) o This hierarchy has remained basically unchanged for the past 150 years An almost unreachable gap between the bottom of the bottom tier to the top of the top tier o # of factors that make up these tiers We focus on institutional discrimination by race and ethnicity There are numerous theories about these disparities still in 2007 o Families are going to have higher income because there are mostly 2 earners Taste for discrimination theory
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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.

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