Unformatted text preview: . Class and Participation III
Working class people have on average lower birth weight and higher rates of infant mortality, are smaller at maturity, less healthy, and die at a younger age than those in higher class categories. Major types of mental disorder and physical illness including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, pneumonia and bronchitis are all more common at lower levels of the class structures (p.312). Class and Participation IV
Coakley and Donnelly attribute many of these differences to being i...
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This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course SOCI 201 at University of Calgary.
- Spring '06