Looking at Stratification in Education Through a Modern Day Prism

  • Ralph Gallo Texas Southern University
Keywords: Social Stratification, Inequality, Resource Distribution, Theory of Stratification


The purpose of this research is to investigate the perception of community members family status and its impact on education, personal wealth, income, job opportunities, generational inequality, illiteracy and technology. These implications will be discussed through the theoretical perspectives of Max Webers Theory of Stratification. A survey design was used to collect and analyze the data. Two hundred twenty-two participants elected to participate in this study. The results revealed that there were statistically significant differences between community members family status and personal wealth, income level, education, job opportunities, generational wealth, illiteracy, and technology.

Author Biography

Ralph Gallo, Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs

Department of Administration of Justice


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