Social & Education Policy

A Relational Lens for the Study of Inequality, by Sarah Bruch

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Social and Education Policy Research Program director Sarah Bruch contributed a piece to the Social Science Research Council Series on Inequality.

Bruch's contribution, "A Relational Lens for the Study of Inequality" asserts that scholars should include a relational perspective in examining the roots of inequality. Drawing on her research on how different levels of access to quality education shape socioeconomic and political inequalities, Bruch argues that only considering distributional outcomes is insufficient in addressing the ways in which social structural relationships produce inequality and how different forms of inequality reinforce each other.

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