social inequality

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  • social inequality
    • social class
      • marxist
        • bourgeoisie / proletariat
      • modern = more complex
        • manual / non manual workers / middle class
      • Hope goldthorpe classification
    • The underclass
      • Charles Murray (1998)
      • below working class
      • unemployed, lone parent, disabled people depending on benefits
    • Income inequality
      • £117 000 gap between highest and lowest earner (ONS)
      • New right
        • high salaries for professionals needed to get highly skilled staff
      • 48% of those in poverty are working
    • Life chances - Weber
      • teen pregnancy 8x more likely amongst manual backgrounds than professionals
      • children from higher income families do better in education
        • lowest 5th average 30% score of readiness for school highest 5th 70% ready
          • waldford and washbrook (2008)

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