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Social Stratification Analysis

Social Stratification Analysis


This writing assignment has two parts with a combined word count of 1,000-1,500 words.

Part One

  1. Complete a comparative analysis of stratification systems.
  2. Choose at least three stratification systems. One must be the class system.
  3. Describe the social mobility of each stratification system.
  4. Explain how individuals are sorted within the systems.

Part Two

  1. View the charts and tables in the “U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder” and through an internet search for statistics on income, wealth, home ownership and eduction by Race.
  2. Compare  the four race – Hispanic, Black, White and Asian by SES characteristics – Income, Net Worth (wealth), Home Ownership, and Educational Attainment.
  3. Answer the question by the statistical data as to –Which racial group has the most SES Power?

You must use a minimum of three scholarly sources.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

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