Social status segregation in comparative perspective

the case of the United Kingdom and United States
  • 28 Pages
  • 0.27 MB
  • English
University of London, King"s College, Department of Geography , London
Housing -- United States., Housing -- Great Britain., Occupations -- United States., Occupations -- United States., Social status -- United States., Social status -- Great Bri


United States., Great Bri

Statement[by] Barrie S. Morgan.
SeriesOccasional paper - Geography Department, King"s College ;, no 3, Occasional paper (King"s College (University of London). Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 3.
LC ClassificationsHD7293 .M65
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 28 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4612096M
LC Control Number77375899

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SEGREGATION AND STRATIFICATION A Biosocial Perspective Douglas S. Massey Office of Population Research, Princeton University Abstract Thirty years after the civil rights era, the United States remains a residentially segregated society in which Blacks and Whites inhabit different neighborhoods of vastly different by: claimed that socio-economic segregation is increasing in European cities, there is no rigorous comparative and systematic research into changing levels of this form of segregation (Tammaru et al.

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Social status, also called status, the relative rank that an individual holds, with attendant rights, duties, and lifestyle, in a social hierarchy based upon honour or may be ascribed—that is, assigned to individuals at birth without reference to any innate abilities—or achieved, requiring special qualities and gained through competition and individual effort.You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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