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Social Stratification and the American Dream

Social stratification plays an intricate role in American society. Through social stratification Americans are categorized into specific categories. These categories are then divided into different sections and statuses. In America, social stratification can be seen in someone’s socio-economic status, determined … Continue reading

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Comparing Blue and White Collar Crime

White collar crime is associated with a person’s social status and occupation, (Schmalleger, 2014). These are individuals considered affluent, prosperous, and high socio-economic class. They also hold high positions within an organization with access to resources to commit crime. Most … Continue reading

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