Unformatted text preview: by Chapter 5 From the conflict perspective, poverty exists because some groups are deprived of the opportunity to accumulate the resources that would make possible a minimally acceptable lifestyle Chapter 6 Among racial and ethnic groups in the United States, African Americans and Hispanics are the larges minorities, and they lag considerably because other groups in access to education, power, and economically rewarding jobs. One of the most important reasons for this is the long history of discrimination and oppression suffered by both Chapter 12 There are many consequences of population growth: crowding, food shortages, depletion of resources, and intergroup conflict. A key issue is whether population growth exceeds the carrying capacity of the environment...
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- Fall '05
- Sociology, conflict perspective, sufficient scarce resources, scarce societal resources