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Author Ore, Tracy E.

Title The social construction of difference and inequality : race, class, gender, and sexuality / Tracy E. Ore
Edition Fifth edition
Published Dubuque : McGraw-Hill, 2011


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  305.0973 Ore/Sco 2011  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 825 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Part I. Constructing differences -- Race and ethnicity -- Social class -- Sex and gender -- Sexuality -- Part II. Maintaining inequalities: systems of oppression and privilege -- Social institutions: family -- Social institutions: education -- Social institutions: work and economy -- Social institutions: the state and public policy -- Social institutions: media -- Language and culture -- Violence and social control -- Part III. Experiencing difference and inequality in everyday life -- Part IV. Resistance and social change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cultural pluralism -- United States.
Discrimination -- United States.
Equality -- United States.
Gays -- United States -- Social conditions.
Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions.
Social classes -- United States.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
SUBJECT United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Author Ore, Tracy E.
LC no. 2010038242
ISBN 9780078026645 (alk. paper)