University of Maryland
Sociology 441: Stratification 

Trends in social stratification

One of the most important tools we have to evaluate how and why stratification systems change is to measure changes over time. For example, we will look at trends in:

(A complete list of trends posted on this website is available.)

We want to know not merely what those trends are, but why they are happening.

These are macro-level questions about cause and consequence in social stratification.
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Last updated February 11, 2000
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