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Social Inequality

Social Inequality

Third Edition

April 2022 | 424 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book provides up to date discussion and evidence about inequalities, social divisions and stratification.  Its innovative style engages readers and encourages them to reflect upon the many dimensions of social inequality. 

This updated third edition contains:

  • Three new chapters on employment, sexualities and migration
  • Updated coverage of intersectionality throughout
  • Thirteen new in-depth case studies (one per chapter) 

This is a must read as a key introductory companion for students who wish to understand the dynamics of contemporary social inequality. 

Louise Warwick-Booth is a Reader at the School of Health, Leeds Beckett University

What Is Social Inequality?
Social Divisions And Inequality: Social Class
Social Divisions And Inequality: Employment
Social Divisions And Inequality: Youth And Age
Social Divisions And Inequality: Health And Disability
Social Divisions And Inequality: Gender
Social Divisions And Inequality: Sexualities
Social Divisions And Inequality: Ethnicity
Social Divisions And Inequality: Migration
Globalisation And The Global Dimensions Of Inequality
The Global Social Policy Arena And Inequality
Social Policy And Its Relationship to Inequality: Facilitator or Potential Solution?
Solutions to Inequality: How Do We Create A More Equal Global Society?

Louise Warwick-Booth

Dr Louise Warwick-Booth is a sociologist with specific interests in health policy and social policy. She is a Reader and an Associate Director of the Centre for Health Promotion Research at Leeds Beckett University. She teaches on a wide range of modules including sociology for health, policy and politics of health, research design, communities and community health as well as global health. Louise’s research projects are diverse but focus on social inequalities and vulnerable populations such disadvantaged women experiencing abuse,  Traveller and Gypsy communities and socially isolated older people.  She evaluates... More About Author

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