Stratification in the United States and Global Inequality

Stratification in the United States and Global Inequality: Provide a working definition for the term ‘stratification.’ What are at least three sociological variables that are related to stratification and how are each used to think through the dynamics of stratification?

Stratification in the United States and Global Inequality

1. Stratification in the United States and Global Inequality:

Provide a working definition for the term ‘stratification.’

Firstly, What are at least three sociological variables that are related to stratification. Also, how are each used to think through the dynamics of stratification?

Given the current global health crisis with Covid-19 corona virus, please use your sociological imagination in how you would analyze the health and economic crisis in the United States as it connects to Asia, Latin America, and Europe in terms of ‘global inequality.”

2. Inequality by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity:

Social Scientists use distinctive variables to analyze society, particularly by race, gender, and class.

Firstly, What is the term that combines those variables into an analytical composite?

Secondly, Provide a working definition for the term.

Thirdly, Who are the social scientists who develop ed the term and provide what were their distinctive contributions to the term’s development.

Fourthly, What sociological perspectives are use d by this analytical approach of contemporary social scientists and how are they use d?

3. Social Institutions: Family and Religion:

Please provide a working definition for ‘family’ as a social institution.

Firstly, How has the definition for ‘family’ shifted in the U.S. from 1950 to 2020?

Secondly, Using your own sociological imagination how do you think this shift in defining ‘family’ affected U.S. society?

Thirdly, How do each of the four major sociological perspectives analyse ‘family’?

Fourthly, Who is the sociologist who was a pioneer in analysing religion?

Now provide a working definition for ‘religion’ using this sociologist’s key ideas?

What are the positive effects of institutional religion on society?

Lastly, What might be negative effects of institutional religion on society?