Delve deeper with Alison’s latest sociology course, which focuses on inequalities in society and their causes. The free course Sociology Studies - Social Inequality examines open and closed stratification systems, including caste and class systems, along with the idea of an ideal system based on merit.
You will explore race, ethnicity and minorities, the prejudices and discrimination that occur and why they persist in a society. The course looks at gender, gender identity and gender roles and why these are commonly associated with inequality.
You will learn about inequalities in education and how prejudices often persist at an institutional level. This free course will be of great interest to anyone with an interest in areas as diverse as medicine, politics, law, urban organization, and marketing, and anybody who would like to know more about inequalities within a society.
Other courses in Alison's sociology series include: