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Sociology Essay 1 – t h marshall Citizenship- a type of membership in a national society in which rights and responsibilities of membership are shared in equal measure by all who qualify A) The characteristics of the rights and privileges that make up citizenship in the United States Personal rights o Bill of rights Political rights o Built into constitution Social rights o Rights to minimal standard of living, to security against unemployment, to pension in retirement, to health care Social security Health care Education o Free public education o Emphasis on equality of opportunity o Ignores equality of outcome Citizenship and social status o Citizenship incompatible with status differences Cannot deny rights on basis of race, gender, age B) The consequences of “simple discrimination” (treating different types of people differently) for the persistence of inequality in the United States Simple discrimination o Based on race, gender, religion, ethnicity, appearance
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