University of Maryland
Sociology 441: Stratification 


The last two decades (i.e., the lifetime of most undergraduates) have witnessed an unexpected increase in all types of inequality in the United States (with the important exception of gender). This course will review the facts about these changes in inequality, explore their consequences, and evaluate some of the possible causal explanations .

We emphasize three themes:

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