Social Stratification

Assesses the research and theoretical work on economic inequality and classes in the social sciences. Reviews important classic contributions (including Marx, Weber, and Schumpeter), compares competing approaches (including Marxist, conflict, functionalist, elite, and status attainment theories), and surveys modern directions of development (such as labor market studies, socialist inequality, the role of the state).

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

Robert M Jackson
R: 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM 295L 4156