[Solved] COVID-19 pandemic accelerated class inequalities and poverty in India. Comment. (UPSC GS-1 Mains 2020)

The COVID-19 pandemic has played an important role in highlighting growing inequalities. It exposed the myth that everyone is in the same boat. While we are all floating on the same sea, it’s clear that some are in superyachts, while others are clinging to the drifting debris. It is the ‘sharpest decline in per capita … Read more

Social Inequality: Sociological theories of inequality

Social Inequality: Sociological theories of inequality

Social inequality is the existence of unequal opportunities and rewards for different social positions or statuses within a group or society. It comprises structured and recurrent patterns of unequal distributions of goods, wealth, opportunities, rewards, and punishments. Racism, for example, a phenomenon whereby access to rights and resources is unfairly distributed across racial lines. In … Read more

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