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The Inequality Reader: Contemporary and Foundational Readings in Race, Class, and Gender

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Second Edition • March 1, 2011 • 784 pages

Print: $72.00USD/$63.99CAD

Oriented toward the introductory student, The Inequality Reader is the essential textbook for undergraduate inequality courses. Respected editors David B. Grusky and Szonja Szelényi have assembled the most relevant classic and contemporary readings, providing balanced coverage of inequality’s past and present. The carefully selected essays are methodologically diverse and interdisciplinary in nature and cover the important course topics such as poverty, discrimination, and gender. With thirty new readings, the second edition provides expanded focus on policy issues, allowing students to learn about the possibilities for improving inequality, as well as additional qualitative readings that make the scholarship more accessible and relatable. Now more than ever, The Inequality Reader is the one-stop compendium of all the must-read pieces, featuring the most important qualitative and quantitative scholarship in the field.