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Social discrimination & inequality

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Reducing Inequalities A Challenge for the European Union?

Reducing Inequalities A Challenge for the European Union?

Author: Renato Miguel Carmo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2019

This edited collection analyses social inequality in the European Union, within and between countries. The work critically explores both vertical inequality, existing between those with high incomes and low incomes, and horizontal inequality, existing between groups according to nationality, age, ethnicity, and gender. Reducing Inequalities has been written by leading academics in the field who describe the current social situation in the European Union, focussing on inequality from a multidimensional perspective that includes income, poverty, social exclusion, education. The authors argue that social issues such as these have become national prerogatives for countries within the European Union. In response they ask: How does the European Union engage with inequality today? What principles of social solidarity ought to be applied between states and citizens of the European Union? What should be the role of European Union and its institutions regarding the challenge of reducing inequality? This book will be of interest to anyone seeking to understand inequality as a multidimensional concept, rather than solely as an economic phenomenon, across different geographical and historical contexts.

Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

Author: Brittany C. Slatton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2019

Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women's career and family choices. While an important topic, these works are critiqued for being particularly attentive to the concerns of middle-class, heterosexual, White women and ignoring or erasing the issues and experiences of the vast majority of women throughout the United States (and other countries). Women and Inequality in the 21st Century is an edited collection that addresses this dearth in the current literature. This book examines the continued inequities navigated by women occupying marginalized social positions within a nexus of power relations. It addresses the experiences of immigrant women of color, aging women, normative gender constraints faced by lesbian and gender non-conforming individuals assigned the female gender at birth, religious constraints on women's sexual expression, and religious and ethnic barriers impeding access to equality for women across the globe. Contributors to this collection reflect varying fields of inquiry-including sociology, psychology, theology, history, and anthropology. Their works employ empirical research methods, hermeneutic analysis, and narrative to capture the unique gender experiences and negotiations of diverse 21 st-century women.

Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

Author: Brittany C. Slatton Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/05/2019

Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women's career and family choices. While an important topic, these works are critiqued for being particularly attentive to the concerns of middle-class, heterosexual, White women and ignoring or erasing the issues and experiences of the vast majority of women throughout the United States (and other countries). Women and Inequality in the 21st Century is an edited collection that addresses this dearth in the current literature. This book examines the continued inequities navigated by women occupying marginalized social positions within a nexus of power relations. It addresses the experiences of immigrant women of color, aging women, normative gender constraints faced by lesbian and gender non-conforming individuals assigned the female gender at birth, religious constraints on women's sexual expression, and religious and ethnic barriers impeding access to equality for women across the globe. Contributors to this collection reflect varying fields of inquiry-including sociology, psychology, theology, history, and anthropology. Their works employ empirical research methods, hermeneutic analysis, and narrative to capture the unique gender experiences and negotiations of diverse 21 st-century women.

Executive Sexism How Men Treat Women at the Highest Levels, Why Law Does Not Protect Them, and What Should Change

Executive Sexism How Men Treat Women at the Highest Levels, Why Law Does Not Protect Them, and What Should Change

Author: Elizabeth C. Wolfe Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/05/2019

In the long shadow of a presidential election rife with charges of sexist actions, this book explains how very common such behavior is among executives, why law doesn't protect victims, and how female professionals can bring change. * Spotlights the emotional and career fallout for female professionals targeted by executive men's locker room talk * Considers why onlookers don't intervene, known as the bystander effect * Reveals why female victims remain silent and how speaking out can be fatal to their career * Details why successful action to stop sexism demands an alliance of women and men who support their cause

How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People

How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People

Author: D. L. Hughley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2019

Biking Englewood An Essay on the White Gaze

Biking Englewood An Essay on the White Gaze

Author: Benjamin Goluboff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2019

Social Inequalities and Occupational Stratification Methods and Concepts in the Analysis of Social Distance

Social Inequalities and Occupational Stratification Methods and Concepts in the Analysis of Social Distance

Author: Paul Lambert, Dave Griffiths Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2019

This book explores how structures of social inequality are linked to the social connections that people hold. The authors focus upon occupational inequalities where they see, for example, that the typical friendship patterns of people from one occupation are often very different to those of people from another. Social Inequalities and Occupational Stratification leverages empirical data about differences in social connections to chart structures of social distance and social inequality. Several of its chapters provide coverage of the long-standing Cambridge Social Interaction and Stratification scale (CAMSIS) project and its approach to analysing social interaction patterns in terms of a single dimension related to social inequality.

Punishing the Vulnerable Discrimination in American Prisons

Punishing the Vulnerable Discrimination in American Prisons

Author: Jeremiah Wade-Olson Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/05/2019

Few studies look at the treatment of those inside America's prisons. Discussing race discrimination alongside gender, ethnic, and religious discrimination in contemporary American prisons, this book finds that correctional staff are swayed by stereotypes in their treatment of inmates. * Provides a comprehensive account of the experiences of marginalized groups in American prisons * Considers discrimination inside prison walls rather than discrimination affecting which people are put into prison * Covers up-to-date topics such as solitary confinement, substance abuse treatment, and mental health counseling * Provides a timely look inside American prisons through recent interviews and unique survey data