Social Issues Of Social Inequality

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I was born and raised into “the norm”: middle-class, prominently white, suburban, all American society. Growing up I watched my parents’ destructive relationship. My mother was well educated; she has an associate’s degree in paralegal studies. My father didn’t finish college due to sports injures; however after dropping out he started his own business. My father was the sole provider since before I was born in 1993, my parents had two children after me, which resulted in my mother becoming a stay at home mom till I was twelve. My father had the freedom to travel the east coast building million dollar houses. Without my mother working, it forced my father to have to work longer days and that took away from spending time with his family. As the economy depleted so did my fathers income forcing my family to fall in the lower class. Due to their constant disagreement and financial issues the marriage ended and this is really when I began to notice social inequality for what it was. In this paper I intend to address several concepts that are apart of the society I was …show more content…
He was a key person who affected my beliefs because as my parents had my sister and brother I spent more time with my father. Growing up I would go from place to place, jobsite to jobsite with my father. He always taught me that I could do whatever I wanted but when I wanted to do something he thought was too dangerous or not lady-like he wouldn’t let me do it. My brother and I both want to enter fields of criminal justice but my father doesn’t support me because he’s in fear of me getting hurt. Meanwhile, he supports my brother emotionally, and financially in his aspirations for his future. In the home, my family followed the stereotypical gender roles; my mother was at home while my father provided for us by going to work everyday. His daughters were allowed to help their mother, and his son was allowed to do whatever he

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