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HS (SST) Social Studies Standard

Sociology Domain 4

SST-HS.SOC.D4 Social Stratification and Inequality


  • SST-HS.SOC.D4.1 Explain common patterns of social inequality and the impact on groups.
  • SST-HS.SOC.D4.2 Explain how racism, sexism, and ageism have evolved over time.
  • SST-HS.SOC.D4.3 Explain the relationship between social institutions and inequality.
  • SST-HS.SOC.D4.4 Explain individual, group, and social responses to inequality.

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