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Chealse Benoit
11/17/19
Professor Zanger
Soc- 100
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Inequality: Economy

Below are some examples or important aspects of the story nickel and dimed that I would like to point out greatly demonstrates or depicts the inequality in a society's economic distribution.

oo Author goes undercover and investigates the lives of the working poor
oo Conflict theory is clearly demonstrated throughout the book-social order based on inequality, the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.
oo evidence of structural-functionalism, though it is not the best fit.
oo Ehrenreich shows that there are certainly levels within society, however, because of the inequalities that are present, the individuals in the working poor are unable ...

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