The Architecture of Stratification: Social Class and Inequality
ERIC is "the world's
largest source of education information, with nearly 1 million abstracts of documents and
journal articles on education research and practice." Some of these papers provide
useful sociological information on the relationship between education and social class.
Abstracts of the papers are free; the site also explains how to obtain copies of the
papers, many at low cost.
spending for social needs and community-based programs does not
compare well with military spending and tax breaks for the very
wealthy, as the charts and other collections of state and local
data on this site indicate. National Priorities Project, Inc., is
dedicated to helping ordinary citizens understand government budget
priorities and to pointing up the real, local impacts of federal
inside source for public opinion and policy analysis," created
as a resource for journalists, offers facts (some in graphic form)
for understanding various issues, as well as analyses of public
opinion survey data and of public policy news and studies. One feature
increasing this site's credibility is its "red flags"
about potentially misleading poll results. Among the social issues
addressed is the welfare system.
on poverty and welfare can be called up by state or compared across
states. This site was created for journalists but provides reliable
data for sociological analysis.
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David Newman and Rebecca Smith. (Created
September 14, 1999. Last updated 6/18/2002).
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