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WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT 41SOC-101: Written Assignment 4Rami B. DiaThomas Edison State University
WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT 42AbstractIn today’s society we continue to struggle with social standing, social stratification, class, andrespect for one another. This paper identifies some of these inequalities and where they stemfrom, how we can solve them and steps to achieve a truly color-blind society.Keywords:Stratification, inequality, color-blind.
WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT 43SOC-101: Written Assignment 4Social stratification, social inequality, and a color-blind society. These are the aspects ofsociety in which we are currently struggling and continuing to study to hopefully come to somesort of mutual respect for each other’s social standing, cultural backgrounds and upbringing.Social Stratification System of the United States Versus IndiaIn the United States we enjoy many freedoms not experienced by others. The equity ofour experiences is played into by the social stratification system present in the United States. Ourclass system, which consists of lower, middle, and upper class,(Keirns, et al., 2016)is not putinto play when it comes to our rights and experiences. The reason for this is because of ourability to have experiences is uninhibited by or class. The social freedoms we have are based onour constitution. The social stratification system in India however is different. They follow acaste system where you are born into your social standing and there is nothing you can do tochange this.(Keirns, et al., 2016) According to BBC news, the Indian caste system has been an

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