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Basic Ideas of Sociology SYG 3002  U01 Prof. A. Douglas Kincaid September 23, 2011
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Today’s Outline n Group discussion of social inequality n Presentation group assignments n Presentation strategies and requirements n Assignment for 9/26/11
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Inequality in the US by race/ethnicity 1984 1993 2004 2009 Median Net Worth Whites $76,951 $68,203 $111,313 $92,000 Hispanics $9,660 $8,209 $15,188 $6,325 Blacks $6,679 $7,071 $9,823 $4,900 Ratios White/Black 12 10 11 19 White/Hispanic 8 10 7 15 Median Net Worth of Households Source: Pew Research Center, July 2011
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Group discussion of social inequality n What do you think causes net household worth to go up and down? n How do you think changes in wealth might be different from changes in income? n What are the most important trends in inequality that this table shows? n What reasons for those trends can you think of?
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Presentation group assignments 1) Robert Boswell, Lucas Faillace, Maria Perez, Carlos Rodriguez, Nicole Tewolde 2) Michael Curry, Josselyn Delgado, Joseph Guertin, Anna Mok, Juan Yoshika
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2011 for the course SYG 3002 taught by Professor Adouglaskencaid during the Fall '11 term at FIU.

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