Being Unequal: How Identity Helps Make and Break Power and by Peter L. Callero

By Peter L. Callero

We might imagine we keep an eye on our personal destinies, yet who we're, how we expect, what we suppose, and the way we act are formed by means of a number of, intersecting identities that experience assorted quantities of energy and price in our society. Being Unequal explores how id different types linked to race, classification, gender, and sexuality support form inequality. This concise and available publication asks: How is id skilled? How does identification aid reproduce inequality? How does id support face up to inequality? what's the dating among micro and macro inequality—in different phrases, how do our own reviews form better social forces?

Being Unequal argues that identities topic simply because they're a serious a part of a posh social strategy during which daily interactions give a contribution to bigger structures of structural inequality. through spotting the hyperlinks among id and inequality, Being Unequal additionally highlights the ability of collective motion to withstand and oppose domination and exploitation. jam-packed with enticing real-world examples starting from the social development of temporary highschool cliques to the emergence of momentous social activities, Being Unequal is a strong advent to social identities and the methods they form our world.

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