1) How do Marx and Weber explanation of inequality contribute to our understanding of POVERTY? Describe the various issues surrounding the definition of poverty in the U.S.A. as compared to the global definition of poverty. In your explanation, define the difference between absolute poverty, relative poverty and extreme poverty.
2) ." Define the idea of social construct and describe how it is applicable to both race and ethnicity. How does the concept of "race formation" support the ideas viewing race/ethnicity as social constructs? use exs
3) Define the concept of "glass ceiling." In your definition describe how this concept is part of the social construction of gender and how it could also describe the earnings differential between men and women. How does the idea of a "glass-ceiling" help our understanding of an employee's preference for a male boss?
4) describe the key concepts of World Systems Theory. In your explanation be sure to compare and contrast: CORE, SEMI-PERIPHREY, and PERIPHREY. How can World Systems Theory be associated with the Functional and Conflict Perspectives?