Soc 220 social inequality worksheet.docx - Madai I Enriquez Soc-220 Social inequality worksheet Social inequalities exist all over the world and

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Madai I Enriquez Soc-220 Social inequality worksheet 9/21/19 Social inequalities exist all over the world and continue to be perpetuated. Social inequality is the different type of accessibility to any social resource’s specific groups or individuals in a society have (Social inequality, 2001, n.p.). Social inequality states, “Social resources can include wealth, status, and power” (2001, n.p.). As any social inequality that exists in the world there are those who benefit from existing social inequalities and groups or individuals who are worst off because of inequalities. Poverty is one of many social inequalities affecting people all over the world. Poverty is perpetuated at a macro-level because a city for example might be going through a bad economy. When there is a bad economic decline then this leads to unemployment. If there is unemployment, then this perpetuates homelessness and poverty. At the macro-level poverty is perpetuated because people do not have the means of getting clean water and food. The top 9 causes of global poverty say, “Currently, more than 2 billion people don’t have access to clean water at home, while over 800 million suffer from hunger” (2019, n.p.). Other reasons are conflict such as the war and violence in Syria, poor
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