SOCIAL STRATIFICATION IN THE UNITED STATES

The American Profile Poster

Poster, booklet

$19.95

   Order Code: NL290    ISBN : 9781620970058
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Precise, concise, and visually compelling, this poster and booklet bring together data on income, wealth, education, the middle class, occupations, and the status of women, to provide an eye-opening picture of the U.S. social structure.

Color-coded figures make it possible to compare social groups at a glance and understand how income distribution relates to race, sex, education, and occupation. The graphics and careful explanations in the booklet show how to make the most of the poster, highlighting the changes wrought in America’s social landscape.

"Transforms the percentages and media figures you frequently hear into a form you can see and drawings you can grasp."
New York Daily News

"Sort of a Demographics 101 and Sociology 101 presented on a single large sheet of paper."
San Francisco Examiner

"Ingenious design…A bleak, statistically meticulous, and even-tempered presentation of trends that ought to alarm anyone."
The New York Times Book Review

"There is a crippling lack of information…with regard to some of the basic facts of the American socioeconomic system. This attractive poster goes a long way toward remedying that deficiency."
—Robert Heilbroner

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Copyright

2014 revised edition

Size

Poster: 32"h x 21"w. Booklet: 8½" x 11".

Publisher

New Press

Pages

60

Grade

9 and up

ISBN

9781620970058