1 Social Inequality Worksheet SOC 220 Grand Canyon University Ashley Southard
2 Social inequality is said to be when resources in a specific society are spread unevenly because of norms, etc. (James, 2018). This means that there is unequal opportunities and rewards, on a macro or micro level, for different statuses or social positions within a society. We often see social inequality as the comparison that people make between their positions in life and that of others. One example of this is bullying. When looking at bullying on a micro level, such as in a high school, a bully may be perceived as mean or jealous of the person who is being bullied, and the person who is being bullied, may be seen as being less than by the people around him. When looking at bullying on a macro level, such as online, a bully may look bitter or angry at the world and tear others down, but the people who he is bullying may in turn begin to bully him. In reality, bullying is extremely complex with many factors contributing to the behavior. When looking at bullying on a micro and macro level, one can look at the of comparison of positions in bullying
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