Poverty and Crime
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This paper provides two essays in sociology. The first discusses the pervasive nature of social stratification in society, especially the class divisions wrought by poverty and wealth. The second essay provides various sociological theories to explain crime and deviance as an issue that is rooted in the social order.
From the Paper:"Social stratification is defined as a system by which a society ranks categories of people in a hierarchy. There are different forms of stratification in society. Stratification based on race or ethnicity is commonplace, with segregation and Jim Crow laws responsible for the U.S. being a virtual caste system in the ...th and early ...th centuries. There is also stratification based on merit though a pure meritocracy, where social position would depend entirely on a person's ability, and effort has never..."
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