Social Inequality Worksheet.docx - SOC-220 Social Inequality Worksheet Social Problem Alcoholism 1 Explain how social inequality on a micro and macro

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SOC-220Social Inequality WorksheetSocial Problem: Alcoholism1.Explain how social inequality, on a micro and macro level, perpetuates the social problem you selected (150-200 words).Social inequality is said to be when resources in a specific society is spread unevenly because of norms, etc. (James, 2018). James also goes on to say, “in contrast, concerns properties that are, by their very nature, relative or positional, in that having them always depends on the extent to which others do or do not possess them,” (James 2018). This requires people to then have the ability to compare their position with another’s. When looking at alcoholism, on a micro level they may be seen as a drunk, or someone who justwants to party, when in reality it can be so much more than that. On a macro level people who abuse the use of alcohol are seen as lower than the average person because of the fact they are addicts. Even when alcoholics get sober, they still are considered alcoholics at this point they are just referred to as recovering alcoholics, which can still cause them to experience social inequality. With this being said, although alcoholics are no different
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