Chapter Five - Chapter 5 Class, Race, and Gender Chapter...

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Chapter 5 Class, Race, and Gender Chapter Overview I. Class, Race and Gender as structured inequalities II. Class I. Race III.Gender
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I. Class, race, and gender organize society as a whole and create a variety of contexts for family-living through their unequal distribution of social opportunities. (the concept of life chances) 1. They are forms of social stratification. 2. They distribute social rewards and opportunities differently. 3. They are relational systems of power and subordination. 4. They are interconnected systems of inequality. 5. They influence families, but families also resist social inequalities.
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I. Class Persons occupying the same relative economic rank form a social class. Occupation is the most frequently used indicator of class, yet it does not fully capture the complexities and dynamics of class position. SES A.The cultural Approach: Each class is viewed as having a distinctive culture. Comparisons between the classes usually turn out to be “deficit” accounts of lower status families. B.
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