social inequality worksheet (1).docx - SOC-220 Social Inequality Worksheet 1 Explain how social inequality on a micro and macro level perpetuates the

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SOC-220 Social Inequality Worksheet 1. Explain how social inequality, on a micro and macro level, perpetuates the social problem you selected (150-200 words). Social inequality has plagued our nation in various ways; however, the rapid growth in drug abuse has remained a prominent issue. On a micro level, social and racial inequality has led to an overwhelming amount of drug use with minorities because of lost encouragement within that ethnic group or because of the influence to follow in the same footsteps as those older than them. Likewise, on a macro level, social and racial inequality has left minorities with less opportunities in life, leading to a rise in drug abuse. Overall, people of color have been forced into a relentless cycle of drug addiction because of the unfair disadvantages they have faced throughout many generations. A study conducted by the Drug and Alcohol Dependence Organization revealed the deeper issues that arise from social inequality when it comes to the treatment of drug abuse as
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