Macrostratification

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Macrostratification Macrostratification studies example how Diffuse Status Characteristics affect life chances Often examine, income, education, occupation as the dependent variable
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Poverty status of Children In 2000: 27% of Latino children under 18 lived in poverty 30% African American 9% non-Latino White Population Resource Center
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Education and Poverty In 2000: 63% of 25-29 year old Latinos high school graduates compared to 87% African Americans and 94% of non- Latino whites
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The Wage Gap (or Gaps) As of 2005, women’s wages were 77% of men’s. What are some possible reasons for this particular difference?
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Wage Gap Based on median earnings of full-time, round the year workers, women’s earnings were 31,858 and men’s were 41,3386 Women’s salaries broken down by ethnicity African American women:$29,672 Latinas: $24,214
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Does education pay? Yes, albeit differently College education men and women: wage gap of 28 cents
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