Now in an updated second edition, Social Inequality continues to be an essential guide to understanding social inequality and stratification, helping readers to understand what inequality is, how it is defined, explored and measured, and what the key social divisions are at both global and national level.
The new edition includes:
- A global context, offering a comparative discussion on social inequalities, policy, and justice.
- NEW CHAPTER: 'Youth and Age' discusses age as a social construct and form of division.
- NEW CHAPTER: 'Health and disability' defines health inequalities and analyses the current thinkers on health inequalities and their proposed solutions.
- Updated coverage of sexuality and transgender issues.
- Enhanced discussion of migration and asylum seeking.