Sociology of Inequalities

Sociology of inequalities is a subfield of sociology that studies how valued resources, such as income, wealth, power, education, and health, are distributed unevenly in society. It investigates how inequalities are created, maintained, and challenged by social structures, interactions, and cultures. It also examines how inequalities affect individuals and groups in terms of their opportunities, outcomes, and well-being.In this category, you will find articles that explain sociological views of inequality, such as the concepts of social stratification, social class, social mobility, and social justice, the theories of functionalism, Marxism, feminism, and intersectionality, the methods of measuring and analysing inequality, the sources and types of inequality (e.g., economic, political, cultural, spatial), the processes and mechanisms of inequality reproduction and change (e.g., exploitation, discrimination, socialisation), the consequences and challenges of inequality for individuals and society (e.g., poverty, violence, social problems), and the responses and solutions to inequality (e.g., social movements, policies, reforms). If you are interested in how inequality affects and is affected by society, this category is for you.

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