10 - Sociology1Lecture 18:02 th EssayisdueonNovember9

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Sociology 1 Lecture 18:02 Essay is due on November 9 th !!! Interview 10 people with the questions they  gave you; will go over it during section!!! Our basic understanding of class comes from Max Weber Weber’s concept of “life-chances” – based on the resources that are available to  you U.S. is one of the most unequal societies in the world based on income  inequality; in 2004 the richest 1/5 th  of all Americans were on average 11 times  richer then the poorer 1/5 th  of the country  U.S. Wealth Distribution: Percentage shares of net worth obtained by US households in each quartile of  the wealth distribution, 2004: top quartile is 87.1%, third quartile is 10.3%, and  first ad second quartile is 2.6% (percentages represent amount of wealth the  groups own in the country Average CEO is paid over 400 times that of the average worker. This gap has 
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Mullin during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.

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10 - Sociology1Lecture 18:02 th EssayisdueonNovember9

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